Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2016-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion10$800,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion1N/A$7,800,000 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/30/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Estill County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries3,034100.073,752100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,71056.453,75272.9 
 Natural Resources and Mining260.93030.4 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities32810.810,93114.8 
 Financial Activities782.61,7852.4 
 Professional and Business Services1294.37,75410.5 
 Education and Health Services46915.58,46011.5 
 Leisure and Hospitality32910.87,3129.9 
 Other Services and Unclassified260.91,2511.7 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Carhartt IncCoveralls, bibs, dungarees1151889 
 Carhartt IncCorporate planning, purchasing, quality, costing, sourcing functional process area location.971931 
 Estill Wood Products IncWooden pallets, skids, lumber, mulch and recycling491986 
 Isaacs Lumber Co IncSawmill: hardwood, softwood, rough, dimension & grade lumber51972 
 Lock 12 Hydro Partners LLCHydroelectric plant2N/A 
 Tipton Ridge QuarryCrushed limestone111959 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/30/2019).