Labor

Civilian Labor Force Estimates

Labor Force
Employed
Unemployed
Unempolyment
Rate %
Big Sandy Area
58,595
52,668
5,927
10.1
Floyd County, Kentucky
15,194
13,590
1,604
10.6
Johnson County, Kentucky
9,469
8,588
881
9.3
Magoffin County, Kentucky
4,262
3,557
705
16.5
Martin County, Kentucky
3,734
3,351
383
10.3
Pike County, Kentucky
25,936
23,582
2,354
9.1
Source: Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, not seasonally adjusted.
2012 Annual rate.
BRSIDA

Employment By Sector

Big Sandy Area
Floyd County, Kentucky
Jonhson County, Kentucky
Magoffin County, Kentucky
Martin County, Kentucky
Pike County, Kentucky
Agriculture, mining & other natural resources
6,593
1,106
219
105
713
4,450
Manufacturing & construction
2,773
896
390
24
n/a
1,463
Retail & Wholesale Trade
8,825
2,142
1,525
294
429
4,435
Information, Finance, Insurance, Professional & Tech. Services
3,653
1,025
473
168
72
1,915
Healthcare & Social Assistance
7,579
2,279
775
280
240
4,005
Transportation & Warehousing
1,409
435
153
80
18
723
Leisure, hospitality & other services
4,708
1,184
671
226
297
2,330

Source: Kentucky Office of Employment & Training. Private Employment, 2011 Fourth Quarter.