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Monthly Snapshot:

The latest  unemployment rate  is 4.2 % , compared to 4.2% at the same time last year.

The latest  size of labor force is 680,433 , compared to 682,387 at the same time last year.
The latest  number of  monthly online job postings is  12,917 with 3,972 advertising for an Associate's degree or higher and 3,228 advertising for a Bachelor's degree or higher.
The latest  number of quarterly (April-June) online job postings is 43,405 , with 12,964 of those requiring an Associate's degree or higher and  10,563 of those requiring a Bachelor's degree or higher. 

*All above data refers to the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
Report: Decline in Federal Workforce Spending Hurting Kentucky

A new report by KentuckianaWorks on the State of Workforce Spending in Kentucky shows how declining federal funding for workforce development is impairing the state's labor force goals. 

Louisville's Household Income in 100 Homes

The median household income in Louisville is $57,000. We've visualized what the income distribution of the Louisville MSA would look like if there were only 100 houses.

Links to Workforce Resources
The Labor Market Update is a monthly report produced by KentuckianaWorks, the Louisville region's Workforce Development Board. The report gives Louisville's policymakers and business leaders an overview of the local economy through powerful visuals and concise analysis. 
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