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News Releases:
Jul
11
Consumer Price Index, South Region — June 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the South was unchanged in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
09
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2023

Workers in the Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.73 in May 2023.

Jul
09
Occupational Employment and Wages in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox — May 2023

Workers in the Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.35 in May 2023.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:
Kentucky
Data Series Back
Data
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2024
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2024
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2024
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May
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)2,025.2 2,024.0 2,024.6 2,027.7 2,034.0 (p)2,040.6

Employment(1)

(r)1,938.5 1,936.9 1,936.0 1,937.1 1,940.8 (p)1,946.0

Unemployment(1)

(r)86.7 87.2 88.6 90.7 93.2 (p)94.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 (p)4.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,023.2 2,022.4 2,027.5 2,034.2 2,038.1 (p)2,042.0

12-month % change

1.5 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

8.8 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 (p)9.3

12-month % change

4.8 3.5 2.3 3.4 4.5 (p)8.1

Construction(3)

90.0 88.8 91.1 92.2 93.0 (p)93.6

12-month % change

4.9 1.5 3.4 4.3 5.3 (p)5.4

Manufacturing(3)

256.3 256.3 255.5 256.1 255.3 (p)255.1

12-month % change

0.7 1.5 0.9 -0.2 -0.7 (p)-0.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

426.4 425.1 425.1 424.8 425.2 (p)426.1

12-month % change

-0.1 -0.7 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 (p)-0.5

Information(3)

22.4 22.9 22.7 22.5 22.4 (p)22.3

12-month % change

-2.2 -0.9 -1.7 -2.6 -3.0 (p)-3.9

Financial Activities(3)

96.4 95.5 95.2 95.2 95.3 (p)95.7

12-month % change

0.5 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -1.8 (p)-1.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

226.0 226.1 227.0 228.8 229.8 (p)230.6

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.7 -1.3 -0.4 -0.2 (p)0.1

Education & Health Services(3)

307.8 308.9 311.2 313.2 316.5 (p)316.4

12-month % change

3.9 3.3 3.8 4.2 5.5 (p)5.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

204.8 205.3 205.6 206.6 206.0 (p)206.7

12-month % change

1.9 0.5 0.4 1.5 1.4 (p)1.7

Other Services(3)

72.5 72.2 72.5 72.8 72.7 (p)73.1

12-month % change

3.9 2.3 2.0 2.0 2.1 (p)2.5

Government(3)

311.8 312.4 312.6 312.9 312.7 (p)313.1

12-month % change

2.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.1 (p)2.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Huntington Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Louisville Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Evansville Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2024
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2024
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
Minimum Wage Workers in Kentucky – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Consumer Price Index, Cincinnati-Hamilton — Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville/Jefferson County — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
County Employment and Wages in Kentucky — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Consumer Price Index, South Region — June 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2024
Union Members in Kentucky — 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2024
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in Kentucky’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Women’s Earnings In Kentucky — 2022 Pay News Release Feb 2024
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Kentucky – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky — Second Quarter 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Clarksville — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Kentucky Job Openings and Labor Turnover — February 2024 Employment News Release Apr 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Owensboro — May 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2024