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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+

Occupations

* OES data is not available for this area.

Education

View higher education data for year:
Data Name Value Percent
Attainment (ages 25+)
Bachelor's Degree   11.04%
Graduate or Professional Degree   7.51%
Data Name Value Percent
Mean travel time to work 26 minutes  
Commuters by Travel Time to Work
Under 10 minutes 1,627 18.42%
10 to 14 minutes 1,334 15.10%
15 to 19 minutes 1,361 15.41%
20 to 24 minutes 948 10.73%
25 to 29 minutes 535 6.06%
30 to 34 minutes 637 7.21%
35 to 44 minutes 446 5.05%
45 to 59 minutes 1,030 11.66%
60 or more minutes 916 10.37%
Commuters by Mode
Car, truck, or van — drove alone 7,933 85.48%
Car, truck, or van — carpooled 741 7.98%
Public transportation (excluding taxicab) 0 0%
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means 36 0.39%
Bicycle 10 0.11%
Walked 114 1.23%
Worked at home 447 4.82%
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 50 5 Yes 1000 1000
Technologies (8)
ADSL2, ADSL2+ Yes 18 1 No 0 0
Asymmetric xDSL Yes 6 1 Yes 3 0.77
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 3.0 Yes 50 5 Yes * *
Cable Modem other than DOCSIS 1, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, or 3.1 No 0 0 Yes * *
Optical Carrier / Fiber to the end user No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
Other Copper Wireline Yes 1.40 0.80 Yes 45 45
Satellite Yes 15 3 Yes 15 2
Terrestrial Fixed Wireless Yes 12 4 Yes 1.50 0.51

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   37.89%
Income
Median HHI $46,130  
Data Name Value Percent
Housing Costs as % of HHI
Less than 20.0% 1,997 53.89%
20.0% - 24.9% 434 11.71%
25.0% - 29.9% 398 10.74%
30.0% - 34.9% 183 4.94%
35.0% or more 694 18.73%
Not computed 0 0%
Rent as % of HHI
Less than 15.0% 265 10.22%
15.0% - 19.9% 218 8.41%
20.0% - 24.9% 303 11.69%
25.0% - 29.9% 395 15.23%
30.0% - 34.9% 229 8.83%
35.0% or more 839 32.36%
Not computed 344 13.27%

Health

Data Name Value
Obesity 36%
Diabetes 12%

Pollution

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