Employment & Tax Impact

Kentucky Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Kentucky’s transportation infrastructure supports…

46,984 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Kentucky residents earn $1.6 billion annually and contribute $291 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

906,618 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Kentucky residents earn $34 billion annually and contribute $6.1 billion in state taxes.