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Workforce Information for Muhlenberg County Kentucky

Labor Market

Total employment in the Muhlenberg County Labor Market is estimated to be 236,089 workers. Employment in the Muhlenberg County Labor Market grew by 7.6% from 2003 to 2013 which is above the employment growth for the State of Kentucky (7.3%) over the same period but below the growth of the U.S. (9.2%).
Source: U.S. Census Bureau and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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Available workforce in Muhlenberg Kentucky

 

Workforce Over time
Muhlenberg County
Labor Market
2011
2/2015
2011
12/2012
Civilian Labor Force
13,969
11,759
160,789
161,638
Employed
12,596
10,749
146,219
149,739
Unemployed
1,373
1,010
14,567
11,899
Employment Rate%
9.8
7.4
9.1
7.4
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

 

Muhlenberg County Area Unemployment Rates April, 2016
County
Labor Force Employed Unemployed % Unemployed
Butler 5,106 4,847 259

5.1

Caldwell 5,337 5,059 278 5.2
Christian 25,461 24,068 1,393 5.5
Daviess 45,274 43,408 1,866 4.1
Henderson 20,827 19,922 905 4.3
Hopkins 19,333 18,292 1,041 5.4
Logan 11,538 11,079 459 4.0
McClean 4,291 4,109 182 4.2
Muhlenberg 11,700 10,973 727 6.2
Ohio 9,277 8,732 545 5.9
Todd 5,427 5,203 224 4.1
Webster 6,141 5,826 315 5.1
Totals 169,712 161,518 8,194 4.9
Source:Workforce Kentucky, Labor Market Information April, 2016

 

 

Residents of Muhlenberg County 2010 Percent
Working and Living in County 4,898 46%
Total County Residents 10,638 100%
Employees Working and Resideng in County 4,898 60.7%
Employees Commuting into County 3,174 39.3%
Total Employees in County 8,072 100%
Source: US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census

 

Per Capita Income 2011 $28,429
Median Household Income 2011 $35,316
Median Home Price 2012 $60,000

Average Weekly Wage 2014
Muhlenberg County $779
Kentucky $775
U.S. $894

 

Total Personal Income

Average annual Income


 

location of Muhlenberg Kentucky

Percent of US Within 600 Miles of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky...
Population 50%+
(within 120 miles of the Median Center of US Population)
Personal Income 56%
Retail Sales 41%
Manufacturing Employment 51%

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