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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Employment, Occupation and Industry

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Employment, Occupation and Industry


2012 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Lexington, KY Kentucky United States
Employed Civilian Males 33.54% 27.84% 29.71%
Employed Civilian Females 31.71% 26.23% 28.71%
Armed Forces Male 0.03% 0.43% 0.39%
Armed Forces Female 0.05% 0.04% 0.07%
Unemployed Males 2.99% 3.08% 3.27%
Unemployed Females 2.36% 2.43% 2.67%
Not in the Labor Force Male 2.99% 17.2% 14.49%
Not in the Labor Force Female 2.36% 22.75% 20.68%
2012 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Lexington, KY Kentucky United States
White Collar 82.92% 68.93% 75.24%
Blue Collar 17.08% 31.07% 24.76%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 13.62% 12.39% 15.41%
Professional and Related 31.04% 20.28% 21.58%
Sales and Office 22.98% 24.35% 24.37%
Service 17% 16.4% 17.72%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 1.42% 0.89% 0.73%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 5.43% 9.33% 8.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 8.5% 16.37% 11.9%
2012 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Lexington, KY Kentucky United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 61.58% 66.61% 66.07%
Private for-Profit Self Employed 2.95% 3.14% 3.68%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 10.23% 8.16% 8.2%
Local Government Workers 6.06% 6.39% 7.88%
State Government Workers 12.41% 6.96% 4.81%
Federal Government Workers 2.33% 2.47% 2.79%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.25% 6.06% 6.39%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
2012 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Lexington, KY Kentucky United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 1.97% 1.8% 1.35%
Mining 0.16% 1.14% 0.52%
Construction 4.59% 6.25% 6.45%
Manufacturing 8.88% 13.22% 10.25%
Wholesale Trade 2.57% 2.7% 2.82%
Retail Trade 10.32% 11.88% 11.28%
Transportation and Warehousing 2.76% 5.15% 4.14%
Utilities 0.56% 0.98% 0.88%
Information 2.56% 1.97% 2.26%
Finance and Insurance 3.04% 4.09% 4.84%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.79% 1.4% 1.97%
Professional and Scientific 6.49% 4.12% 6.53%
Management 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Administration 3.09% 3.45% 4.11%
Educational Services 15.85% 10.11% 9.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 17.88% 14.58% 13.86%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.93% 1.38% 2.06%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.08% 6.62% 6.91%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4.59% 4.72% 4.92%
Public Administration 3.74% 4.33% 5.05%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious.

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades".

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2012 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2012 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Demographics Summary