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Retail Establishments
51,331
Direct Retail Employment
389,895
Total Retail Employment Impact
546,140
Direct Retail Labor Income ($million)
$9,322
Total Labor Income Impact ($million)
$15,951
Direct Retail GDP ($million)
$14,348
Total Impact GDP ($million)
$26,420
state image  Kentucky Retail Information
Retail directly and indirectly supports 1 in 4 Kentucky jobs.
Retail is directly and indirectly responsible for 17% of Kentucky's GDP.
Retail directly and indirectly generates 16% of labor income in Kentucky.
Retail supports 546,140 jobs in Kentucky.

Kentucky Facts

State Abbreviation -
KY
State Capital -
Frankfort
Area -
40,409 square miles
Population -
4,339,367

The Direct Impact of the Retail Industry in Kentucky by Sub-Sector, 2009

NAICS Sub-sector Description Employment (Jobs) Labor Income ($millions) GDP ($millions) Retail Establishmentssort ascending
454 Nonstore retailers 18,296 $555 $189 10,599
722 Food services and drinking places 144,841 $3,887 $2,705 9,298
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 23,927 $628 $417 6,365
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 26,405 $1,380 $1,143 5,392
446 Health and personal care stores 18,139 $1,095 $699 3,372
445 Food and beverage stores 35,338 $1,426 $880 3,225
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 14,741 $511 $258 2,830
447 Gasoline stations 17,964 $751 $461 2,418
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 8,451 $267 $163 1,941
444 Building material and garden equipment and suppliers dealers 18,548 $1,063 $675 1,921
452 General merchandise stores 51,680 $2,221 $1,363 1,501
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 6,459 $340 $189 1,479
443 Electronics and appliances stores 5,109 $222 $179 990
Industry Description Employment (Jobs) GDP ($Million)
Administrative and waste services
114,806 $3,382
100,188 $2,194
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
36,679 $739
Construction
126,848 $5,798
Educational services
36,345 $942
Finance and insurance
97,028 $8,084
Health care and social assistance
242,512 $13,249
Information
32,087 $4,211
Management of companies and enterprises
20,889 $2,802
Manufacturing
219,416 $25,513
Mining
33,720 $4,631
Other services, except public administration
124,463 $3,600
Professional, scientific, and technical services
107,625 $7,081
Real estate and rental and leasing
76,133 $14,649
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
389,895 $14,348
Transportation and warehousing
98,923 $6,886
Utilities
7,227 $2,882
Wholesale trade
78,133 $9,693

Senate

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R)
Sen. Rand Paul (R)

House

District 1
Rep. Ed Whitfield (R)
District 2
Rep. Brett Brett Guthrie (R)
District 3
Rep. John A. Yarmuth (D)
District 4
Rep. Thomas Massie (R)
District 5
Rep. Harold Rogers (R)
District 6
Rep. Garland Barr (R)
* Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,
The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry,
August 2011. All data pertain to 2009.

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