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Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2017-Present  
    Reported  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion10$320,000 
 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 (5/17/2018).
 

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Owsley County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries665100.023,136100.0 
 Total Private Industries35453.216,71972.3 
 Natural Resources and Mining00.0710.3 
 Construction132.01450.6 
 ManufacturingN/AN/A2551.1 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities00.03,97017.2 
 InformationN/AN/A2010.9 
 Financial Activities294.47233.1 
 Professional and Business Services00.07893.4 
 Education and Health Services17526.31,4356.2 
 Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A460.2 
 Other Services and Unclassified182.74582.0 
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
Established
 
 Booneville 
 Booneville Sentinel IncNewspaper publishing11978 
 Wolfe Creek MetalSheet metal for residential & commercial use and accessories: metal roofing, roll forming32007 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (5/17/2018).