2017 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

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2017 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes2018-02-23T19:19:25+00:00

Fiscal Year 2017 – Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

Resettlement agencies in Kentucky welcomed 3,528 newcomers.

FY2017 Kentucky Arrivals by Nationality

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Top ten nationalities: 1-Cuba;  2-Democratic Republic of the Congo;  3-Somalia;  4-Iraq;  5-Syria;  6-Burma;  7-Bhutan;  8-Afghanistan;  9-Ukraine; 10- Rwanda

FY2017 Employment Outcomes

Resettlement partners procured:

  • 1,795 unduplicated job placements with 427 different employers
  • 92% of jobs were full-time
  • Average wage: $11.25/hour
  • 90 Day Retention Rate: 91% retention
  • Average time from arrival in Kentucky to first job placement*: 120 Days (4 months)
    *Of those receiving federal cash assistance