About Kentucky


Population:

4.5 million people

Size:

39,486.34 square miles

 

Unemployment Rate:

Throughout 2017, Kentucky unemployment rate was remained near 5.5 percent

Mean Annual Salary:

The Kentucky mean annual salary is approximately $43,547 in 2017


10 Most Populous Kentucky Cities

Louisville/ Jefferson County
621,349
Lexington-Fayette
321,959
Bowling Green
67,067
Owensboro
59,404
Covington
40,455
Richmond
35,397
Georgetown
33,660
Florence
32,305
Hopkinsville
30,789
Nicholasville
30,553
Elizabethtown
30,334

 

- 2014 US Census estimates

 


Other Resources

Phone: (502) 564-7670
Email: econdev@ky.gov

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