Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2015-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion10$50,000 
 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 (1/18/2018).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2015  
    Breathitt County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries3,149100.022,957100.0 
 Total Private Industries2,20970.116,96873.9 
 Natural Resources and Mining00.0680.3 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities65020.63,93217.1 
 Financial Activities1344.36002.6 
 Professional and Business Services361.18393.7 
 Education and Health Services90528.71,6917.4 
 Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A1930.8 
 Other Services and Unclassified842.74892.1 
  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
 Appalachian Regional ManufacturingPackaging, subassembly service, and full assembly product testing301991 
 Dot Weld IncMetal manufacturing and fabrication32002 
 Jackson Wholesale CompanyWholesale distribution of groceries, tobacco products, confections, etc.341988 
 Kentucky ExplorerMonthly magazine publishing21969 
 The Jackson Breathitt County Times VoiceWeekly newspaper publishing31965 
 The Wells Group LLCReady-mixed concrete52001 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (1/18/2018).