About Kentucky


Population:

4.4 million people

Size:

39,486.34 square miles

 

Unemployment Rate:

Throughout 2015, Kentucky unemployment rate has remained near 5 percent

Mean Annual Salary:

The Kentucky mean annual salary is approximately $39,000 in 2015


10 Most Populous Kentucky Cities

Louisville/ Jefferson County
612,780
Lexington-Fayette
310,797
Bowling Green
62,479
Owensboro
58,374
Covington
40,944
Richmond
33,556
Hopkinsville
32,634
Florence
31,888
Georgetown
31,653
Elizabethtown
29,974

 

- 2014 US Census estimates

 


Other Resources

Phone: (502) 564-4886
Email: econdev@ky.gov

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
300 West Broadway
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601