2019 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

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2019 Arrivals and Employment Outcomes2020-04-22T13:32:52+00:00

Fiscal Year 2019 – Arrivals and Employment Outcomes

Resettlement agencies in Kentucky welcomed 2,795 newcomers.

FY2019 Kentucky Arrivals by Nationality

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

FY2019 Employment Outcomes

Resettlement partners procured:

  • 1,730 job placements with 298 different employers
  • 91% of jobs were full-time
  • Average wage: $13.23/hour
  • 90 Day Retention Rate: 79% retention
  • Average time from arrival in Kentucky to first job placement*: 84 Days (3 months)
    *Of those receiving federal cash assistance