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Industry

View industry data for year:
Business categories with zero establishments are not listed. To maintain confidentiality employment figures may be approximated and payroll figures may be suppressed.
  Employment % Total
  Number of
Establishments
% Total
  Annual Payroll
 ($000)
% Total
  Quarterly Payroll
 ($000)
% Total
Establishments With 1-49 Employees
  1-4 5-9 10-19 20-49
Establishments With 50-999 Employees
  50-99 100-249 250-499 500-999
Establishments With 1,000+ Employees
  1,000+ 1,000-1,499 1,500-2,499 2,500-4,999 5,000+
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Education

View higher education data for year:
Data Name Value Percent
Attainment (ages 25+)
Bachelor's Degree   6.50%
Graduate or Professional Degree   4.70%
Data Name Value Percent
Mean travel time to work 24 minutes  
Commuters by Travel Time to Work
Under 10 minutes 1,328 19.06%
10 to 14 minutes 939 13.48%
15 to 19 minutes 1,143 16.41%
20 to 24 minutes 933 13.39%
25 to 29 minutes 489 7.02%
30 to 34 minutes 597 8.57%
35 to 44 minutes 386 5.54%
45 to 59 minutes 572 8.21%
60 or more minutes 580 8.32%
Commuters by Mode
Car, truck, or van — drove alone 6,116 84.78%
Car, truck, or van — carpooled 647 8.97%
Public transportation (excluding taxicab) 27 0.37%
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means 51 0.71%
Bicycle 0 0%
Walked 126 1.75%
Worked at home 247 3.42%
Distance to Nearest Major Airport from County Population Centroid
Letcher County, KY
(Tri-Cities Rgnl Tn/Va)
64 mi

Broadband

  Consumer Down Up Business Down Up
All Broadband Yes 150 20 Yes 100 8
Technologies (7)
ADSL2, ADSL2+ Yes 18 1 No 0 0
Asymmetric xDSL Yes 100 8 Yes 100 8
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 3.0 Yes 150 20 Yes 10 1
Cable Modem other than DOCSIS 1, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, or 3.1 Yes 50 3 Yes * *
Optical Carrier / Fiber to the end user Yes 100 8 No 0 0
Other Copper Wireline Yes 1.50 0.26 Yes 6 1.50
Satellite Yes 15 3 Yes 15 2

Electricity

Natural Gas (Price Per Thousand Cubic Feet)

State Commercial Residential Industrial
Kentucky $8.75 $10.87 $4.45

Cost of Living

Data Name Value
Composite Index N/A
Grocery Index N/A
Housing Index N/A
Utilities Index N/A
Transportation Index N/A
Health Care Index N/A
Goods & Services Index N/A
Data Name Value Percent
Age
% of Population Under 35 Years   37.77%
Income
Median HHI $29,181  
Data Name Value Percent
Housing Costs as % of HHI
Less than 20.0% 1,093 45.04%
20.0% - 24.9% 266 10.96%
25.0% - 29.9% 193 7.95%
30.0% - 34.9% 219 9.02%
35.0% or more 569 23.44%
Not computed 87 3.58%
Rent as % of HHI
Less than 15.0% 258 9.83%
15.0% - 19.9% 157 5.98%
20.0% - 24.9% 103 3.92%
25.0% - 29.9% 194 7.39%
30.0% - 34.9% 94 3.58%
35.0% or more 954 36.34%
Not computed 865 32.95%

Health

Data Name Value
Obesity 39%
Diabetes 18%

Pollution

Data Name Value
Drinking Water Violation Yes
Air Quality (days)