Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Kentucky
Fast Facts: “The Bluegrass State” is the home of the “Run for the Roses”--the Kentucky Derby. The state’s largest city is Louisville and Kentucky’s capital is Frankfort.
Kentucky Careers: As of 2008, U.S. Census data estimated Kentucky’s population at almost 4.3 million. Forbes recently ranked Kentucky as the 44th “Best State for Business.”
Kentucky Career Education: Kentucky ranked 38th in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Kentucky Economy: Often referred to as the “fastest two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby with its $2 million purse is the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
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