Economic Insights

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Congressional District 1

Autos Drive Kentucky Forward

Industry Impact

10.6K
10.6 Thousand total auto jobs in Kentucky
2.50%
2.50% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$562.3M
Total Labor Income Annually
17.8K
Total New Cars Sold in 2022
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2021 data year; compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by S&P Global Mobility, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.

Tax Revenue

$96.9M
total state tax revenue
$1.4M
corporate profits tax
$9M
state income taxes

Registrations

713.9K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 215,605 (30.2%)
  • UVs 216,964 (30.39%)
  • Pickups 225,989 (31.66%)
  • Vans/Minivans 37,605 (5.27%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 713,093 (99.89%)
  • Electric 466 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 338 (0.05%)
  • Fuel Cell 0 (0%)
The Kentucky congressional district 1 average age of vehicles is 14.7 years; The national average is 12.2.

Figures compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by S&P Global Mobility as of December 31, 2022.

New Purchases

17.8K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,524 (14.2%)
  • UVs 8,970 (50.47%)
  • Pickups 5,758 (32.39%)
  • Vans/Minivans 522 (2.94%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 17,559 (98.79%)
  • Electric 149 (0.84%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 66 (0.37%)
  • Fuel Cell 0 (0%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Exports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2022

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Exports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 540
  • EV Level 2 Charging Ports 40
  • EV Level 2 Charging Stations 22
  • EV DC Fast Charging Ports 6
  • EV DC Fast Charging Stations 3

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling data as of January 1, 2023.

Consumers
$52K
Median Household Income
71.50%
Owner Occupied Housing
28.50%
Rental Occupied Housing
84.00%
Owner Occupied Single Family Homes

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (78.30%)
  • Carpool to Work (9.10%)
  • Take Public Transportation (0.40%)
  • Work From Home (8.10%)
  • Other (4.10%)

Housing Type

  • Single Family Home (70.90%)
  • 1-Unit (1.40%)
  • 2-4 Units (6.50%)
  • 5-9 Units (3.10%)
  • 10-19 Units (1.40%)
  • 20+ Units (1.30%)
  • Mobile / RV / Boat (15.30%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2021.