Lexington Jobs

  • Crewmember

    Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - Lexington, KY

    RAISING CANE'S CHICKEN FINGER'S Are you looking for a company you can grow with? WE ARE SEEKING CREWMEMBERS FOR OUR LOCATIONS IN LEXINGTON, KY! Crewmembers can make up to $9.00 an...

    from Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - 6 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Lexington, KY

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 14 hours ago
  • Neurology Physician

    Curare Physician Recruiting - Lexington, KY

    A 222 bed medical center located 30 minutes to Lexington, Kentucky is seeking a Board Certified or newly Eligible neurologist to join their team of over 100 physicians in 29...

    from Curare Physician Recruiting - 18 hours ago
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Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky, United States, known as the "Horse Capital of the World," is located in the heart of the Bluegrass region. It is the second-largest city in Kentucky, after Louisville, Kentucky, and the 69th largest in the United States. On January 1, 1974 Lexington became the first municipality in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to form a consolidated city-county government by merging with Fayette County. In 2005, the population estimate given by the U.S. Census Bureau was 268,080. Lexington is home to the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland race course, the Red Mile race course, Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky . The area code spells out UKY. UK's basketball program is immensely popular in the city and throughout the state. The University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball team has won more games than any other team in college basketball history. Lexington has been selected to be the site of the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games.

Lexington Economy

Since the early 1950s, Lexington's economy has increasingly become a manufacturing, technology-oriented, and university oriented economy. There are three public universities, five private colleges, and two theological seminaries located within the Lexington CSA. In addition, the city plays an integral part in the region as being the leading medical and commercial center. As such, Lexington is home to several large corporations. There are two Fortune 500 companies located within the city: Affiliated Computer Services and Lexmark International, employing 1,200 and 3,450 respectively United Parcel Service, Trane and Amazon.com, Inc. have a large presence in the city, and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky is within the Lexington CSA in Georgetown. The city has a Jif peanut butter plant that produces more peanut butter than any other factory in the world. The University of Kentucky employs 10,668. The University is the ninth largest economic company in the state of Kentucky, with an...more

According to our Lexington Trends data, the number of Lexington, Kentucky jobs has decreased by 17% since September 2013.
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