Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2018-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion12$25,000 
 Service & Technology Location00$0 
 Service & Technology Expansion00$0 
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Note: Totals include announced locations and expansions.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    Lee County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries1,684100.015,749100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,04762.28,84256.1 
 Natural Resources and Mining492.91561.0 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities27816.52,28814.5 
 Financial Activities241.44482.8 
 Professional and Business Services663.94012.5 
 Education and Health Services36421.62,89918.4 
 Leisure and Hospitality20011.91,2337.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified382.32361.5 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Beattyville EnterpriseNewspaper publishing01965 
 Lee County Wood ProductsBoards181990 
 PWM Inc.Machine shop: arc, MIG & TIG welding, drilling, boring, honing, cutting, general machining, stainless steel & sheet metal fabricating21982 
 Three Forks TraditionNewspaper publishing31989 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (3/10/2020).