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Area Profile for Kentucky

Local Area Information Kentucky
Population 4,424,376
Civilian labor force 2,078,867
Number employed 1,938,150
Unemployment rate 6.8%
Median household income $46,535
Per capita income $25,888
Poverty rate 18.3%
High school graduates 85.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher 23.2%
Median gross rent $713
Rent as a percentage of household income 28.3%
Median housing value $130,000
Owner costs as a percentage of household income 16.3%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.1 Min
Civilian veterans 8.2%