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Places With The Best Employment In Kentucky 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Buckner, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,480
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  • Edgewood, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,703
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  • Union, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,677
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  • Francisville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,452
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  • Cold Spring, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,168
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  • Fort Wright, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,732
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  • Fort Mitchell, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
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  • Burlington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,347
  • Burlington Kentucky is a great little place to be. I love going there to experience the "big city life" without having to travel to a larger city in the area. I see a lot of families here that have a lot
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  • Alexandria, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,878
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  • Fort Thomas, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,317
  • When you think of quiet, easygoing country living you automatically think of Kentucky. Living in Ft. Thomas is the perfect mixture of a peaceful, natural setting with just enough conveniences nearby to
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  • Middletown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,773
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  • Independence, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,317
  • Living in Independence Kentucky is great. This is a well structured city that has a lot of the big city needs. If you need more taste of the big city, it sits fifteen minutes away from Cincinnati Ohio.
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  • Douglass Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
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  • St. Matthews, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,930
  • Living in St. Matthews is a boring existence! The best areas in the Louisville Metro area are the shopping malls, so you better be into shopping because there isn't much else to do! We do have the 4th
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  • Jeffersontown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,395
  • Jeffersontown is something else, after growing up here, I’ve come and gone several times. I always wound up coming back, because it’s such a great environment to be in, and I highly recommend for
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  • Oakbrook, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,640
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  • Hendron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,155
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  • La Grange, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,481
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  • Vine Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,680
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  • Fort Knox, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,226
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  • Taylor Mill, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,719
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  • Shelbyville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,039
  • The best thing about living in Shelbyville is that the winters are mild compared to where I come from. I love having light snow and not having to worry about my car getting stuck for days. The summer is
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  • Georgetown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,708
  • Georgetown, Kentucky is a thriving city that is the 7th largest city in the state of Kentucky. There are a number of reasons why Georgetown has grown so much over the past two decades. There are many
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  • Morehead, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,615
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  • Mount Washington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,088
  • Living in Mount Washington has been an entirely pleasurable experience. I find the beautiful Kentucky landscapes to be mesmerizing, and they were certainly a factor in my decision to move here. Coming
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  • Erlanger, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,565
  • Erlanger, KY was founded in 1880. It was named after a Paris banking family called d'Erlanger. The area is 8.4 square miles. It is a 17 minute drive between Erlanger and Cincinnati, Ohio. One of the
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  • Pikeville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,266
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  • Elsmere, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,488
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  • Highland Heights, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
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  • Wilmore, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,181
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  • Flatwoods, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,358
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  • Fort Campbell North, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,054
  • For a military family like ours, Fort Campbell North is a good place to live. I like the overall community atmosphere of the region compared to some other military housing areas where we have been
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  • Mount Sterling, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
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  • Villa Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,404
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  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 311,529
  • Lexington has some really good qualities, but it also has several things that are borderline intolerable. First the CONS ..... because from my perspective they can change your image of this community far
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  • Central City, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,895
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  • Oak Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,487
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  • Lyndon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,310
  • I experienced terrific moments while living in Lyndon Kentucky. The city is situated in Jefferson County. Lyndon is a part of Louisville and is closest to Rock Creek Lexington Road Louisville. The town
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  • Danville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,645
  • One of the best areas in Kentucky to make your home is in Danville. My family has been living in Danville since before I was born and I have loved it here all my life. The crime rate has always been low
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  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,835
  • Elizabethtown is one of those average sized towns that’s great to raise families. Education is one of the highlights, and the people are diverse, especially religiously which helps. There are a number of
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  • Shepherdsville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,869
  • My family and I experienced marvelous memories while living in Shepherdsville Kentucky. The city is in Bullitt County Kentucky. Shepherdsville is close to Downtown Louisville and Elizabethtown. The small
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  • Florence, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,735
  • Florence, Ky has a library of 6K plus books could you imagine a whole 6K books in one library wow huh? There is no art here whatsoever other than what a hillbilly's kid might bring home from school to
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  • Berea, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,667
  • I love a laid-back atmosphere, which is why Berea, Kentucky is the perfect place of residence for me! It has breath-taking scenery and a relaxed environment. A sense of art and, crafting, and exploration
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  • Versailles, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,091
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  • Madisonville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,615
  • I've been living in Madisonville Kentucky for about 11 years and love the small-town charm and the convenience of all of the shopping, recreation, and churches in this beautiful small town community. My
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  • Paducah, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,010
  • I lived in Paducah for a little while but left because it had very few opportunities. It is pretty far away from any larger cities and the local job market leaves a lot to be desired. If you're looking
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  • Cynthiana, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,376
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  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
  • My family and I have been living in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky for about 22 years now and even though it may not be an absolutely perfect place, we love it here. The main complaints that I would have would
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  • Frankfort, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,598
  • Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky and the beautiful home of many outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, camping, historical museums, bring the kids and enjoy everything Frankfort has to
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  • Winchester, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,395
  • Winchester used to be a nice place, but between some very violent crimes that have taken place, a rampant drug problem, the city is run down, and downtown has so many prostitutes. The local government

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Kentucky. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Kentucky for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Kentucky cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

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