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Places With The Best Employment In Kentucky 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Edgewood, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,703
82
  • Union, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,677
83
  • Francisville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,452
77
  • Cold Spring, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,168
64
  • Buckner, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,480
89
  • Fort Mitchell, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
94
  • 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…[read more]
86
  • Fort Wright, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,732
93
  • Middletown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,773
72
  • 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…[read more]
84
  • Alexandria, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,878
83
  • Douglass Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
78
  • 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…[read more]
84
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Hendron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,155
85
  • Villa Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,404
83
  • Oakbrook, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,640
77
  • 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.…[read more]
74
  • Vine Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,680
75
  • Taylor Mill, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,719
74
  • La Grange, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,481
80
  • 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…[read more]
87
  • 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…[read more]
75
  • 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…[read more]
75
  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 311,529
  • Great for a visitor, local amenities are great, nightlife and recreation and touristy things are authentic and, well... awesome. However, living here, some things can be a pain. Particularly traffic. …[read more]
85
  • 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…[read more]
65
  • Pikeville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,266
76
  • 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…[read more]
68
  • 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…[read more]
81
  • Fort Knox, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,226
85
  • Bellevue, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,879
84
  • Highland Heights, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
83
  • Flatwoods, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,358
80
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Hebron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,095
77
  • Elsmere, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,488
66
  • Paducah, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,010
  • I purchased a house in Paducah, and was immediately set upon by one man working for the city. The house was a historical one, and had very little wrong with it. Some of the wiring had been updated in the…[read more]
76
  • 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…[read more]
73
  • Louisville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 611,573
  • I used to love this city. It was unique and eclectic. It’s going downhill fast! Schools are horrible, crime is on the rise, the weather is stupid, taxes are outrageous. Litter everywhere you turn, unless…[read more]
59
  • Mount Sterling, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
81
  • Versailles, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,091
77
  • 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…[read more]
74
  • Frankfort, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,598
  • My only complaint is the Chamber of Commerce won't allow more corporate/commercial shopping. That said, things in that area are changing and we have a lot more shopping and dining to offer than before. …[read more]
67
  • Wilmore, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,181
69
  • Morehead, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,615
77
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
  • I lived there for a year and left because being married to an Arab gives you dirty looks in public there (never saw one person of color either) and the neighbors are very crude and loud. Shopping at some…[read more]
72
  • Central City, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,895
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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…[read more]
81
  • 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…[read more]

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.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Kentucky, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.