Business & Industry

  Summary of Recent Locations and Expansions, 2018-Present  
    Companies Jobs Investment  
 Manufacturing Location00$0 
 Manufacturing Expansion1350$12,147,715 
 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 (4/30/2019).

  Employment by Major Industry by Place of Work, 2017  
    McCreary County Labor Market Area  
  Employment Percent Employment Percent  
 Total All Industries3,074100.085,292100.0 
 Total Private Industries1,43246.664,87876.1 
 Natural Resources and Mining20.17360.9 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities46715.216,99419.9 
 Financial Activities1314.32,3112.7 
 Professional and Business Services531.78,3999.8 
 Education and Health Services2789.012,89515.1 
 Leisure and Hospitality2427.97,4408.7 
 Other Services and Unclassified341.11,3201.5 
  Source: JobsEQ, Chmura Economics.  

  Top 20 by Employment (Manufacturing & Service & Technology Firms Only)  
  Firm Product(s)/Service(s) Emp. Year
 Pine Knot 
 McCreary County Hardwood IncCross ties & hardwood lumber331988 
 Pine Knot Lumber IncCrossties, shipping products, crating materials.501978 
 Outdoor Venture CorporationMilitary tent systems and accessories1601972 
  Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (4/30/2019).