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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location7189$46,894,000 
 Manufacturing Expansion893,080$2,004,389,838 
 Service & Technology Location223,302$485,842,270 
 Service & Technology Expansion713,977$1,160,488,879 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/10/2019).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries490,121100.0706,777100.0 
 Total Private Industries420,03185.7588,27683.2 
 Natural Resources and Mining2450.01,4410.2 
 Construction19,1593.928,7394.1 
 Manufacturing52,17210.689,37212.6 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities103,70421.2149,37821.1 
 Information8,3491.79,2951.3 
 Financial Activities37,1877.645,1216.4 
 Professional and Business Services67,86613.883,31511.8 
 Education and Health Services68,50214.091,59713.0 
 Leisure and Hospitality49,98610.271,47110.1 
 Other Services and Unclassified12,8612.618,5512.6 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Louisville 
 ADP IncHealth care management, call center, headquarters.1000N/A 
 Brown-Forman CorpDistilled spirits, wooden barrels, headquarters8001870 
 Charter CommunicationsRegional operations center12002002 
 EquianRecovery services for healthcare payers and property and casualty insurers.8001988 
 Ford Motor Company KTPProduction of super duty pick-up trucks (F-250 through F-550), Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator80001969 
 Ford Motor Company LAPFord Escape and Lincoln MKC49601955 
 GE Appliance ParkManufacturing major household appliances: dryers, washers, refrigerators, dishwashers & heat pump water heaters. Data center.60001952 
 Humana IncBack office service calls, claims, enrollment, and IT roles.29981988 
 Humana IncAdministrative office2060N/A 
 Humana IncBack office, sales, sales support, and IT roles; headquarters.19061964 
 Humana IncAdministrative, back office857N/A 
 Humana IncGovernment business operations8142013 
 JBSPork processing12001875 
 Kindred Healthcare Operating IncNational corporate headquarters; computer service center, call-in center for information requests.10001985 
 Republic Bancorp IncHeadquarters: corporate office; call center; various business unit offices.8451987 
 UPSAirline offices8881907 
 UPSSmall package distribution788N/A 
 UPS Supply Chain SolutionsWarehouse/distribution for third party logistics services to the health care industry2195N/A 
 UPS Worldport IIAutomated sorting facility, worldwide air hub, airline operations center, flight simulator training, aircraft maintenance4660N/A 
 Zenith Logistics IncDistribution center for The Kroger Co.7471993 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (12/10/2019).