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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

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Data Name Value Percent
Attainment (ages 25+)
Bachelor's Degree   9.41%
Graduate or Professional Degree   7.62%
Data Name Value Percent
Mean travel time to work 26 minutes  
Commuters by Travel Time to Work
Under 10 minutes 1,690 18.83%
10 to 14 minutes 1,367 15.23%
15 to 19 minutes 1,282 14.29%
20 to 24 minutes 923 10.29%
25 to 29 minutes 544 6.06%
30 to 34 minutes 702 7.82%
35 to 44 minutes 434 4.84%
45 to 59 minutes 1,082 12.06%
60 or more minutes 950 10.59%
Commuters by Mode
Car, truck, or van — drove alone 7,904 83.84%
Car, truck, or van — carpooled 893 9.47%
Public transportation (excluding taxicab) 17 0.18%
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means 47 0.50%
Bicycle 9 0.10%
Walked 104 1.10%
Worked at home 453 4.81%
Distance to Nearest Major Airport from County Population Centroid
Mercer County, KY
(Blue Grass)
28 mi

Broadband

  Consumer Down Up Business Down Up
All Broadband Yes 150 20 Yes 1000 1000
Technologies (7)
ADSL2, ADSL2+ Yes 25 2 No 0 0
Asymmetric xDSL Yes 6 0.51 No 0 0
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 3.0 Yes 150 20 Yes * *
Optical Carrier / Fiber to the end user No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
Other Copper Wireline Yes 3 0.80 Yes 45 45
Satellite Yes 30 3 Yes 2 1.30
Terrestrial Fixed Wireless Yes 25 4 Yes * *

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   38.01%
Income
Median HHI $47,574  
Data Name Value Percent
Housing Costs as % of HHI
Less than 20.0% 1,911 49.51%
20.0% - 24.9% 525 13.60%
25.0% - 29.9% 438 11.35%
30.0% - 34.9% 199 5.16%
35.0% or more 787 20.39%
Not computed 0 0%
Rent as % of HHI
Less than 15.0% 285 11.69%
15.0% - 19.9% 158 6.48%
20.0% - 24.9% 316 12.96%
25.0% - 29.9% 416 17.06%
30.0% - 34.9% 235 9.64%
35.0% or more 714 29.27%
Not computed 315 12.92%

Health

Data Name Value
Obesity 36%
Diabetes 12%

Pollution

Data Name Value
Drinking Water Violation No
Air Quality (days)