Lexington (having the formal name Lexington-Fayette Urban County) happens to be the second-largest city in Kentucky, high-flying state in east central United States. It also happens to be the 63rd largest urban center in the nation and is also known as the Horse Capital of the World". Surely you may term this as a brief introduction but this premier US city has several other feathers to its hat. While on one hand it does rank 10th among the cities of United States in respect of college education, on the other hand it has been nominated as the site for the ensuing 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games, to be taken place between September 25 to October 10, 2010. Whats the economic position of Lexington Kentucky then? On the word of an assortment of studies, Lexington KY owns technology and government jobs in great numbers and thanks to it along with several other factors; it does possess one of the most stable economies across the United States. Lets focus on the views of economists. Economists, based on their highly significant studies, do consider that Lexington Kentucky owns a bastioned economic system and its strength does subsist in manufacturing, entrepreneurial and technology backing. They do also affirm that this urban center does benefit from an assorted, well-adjusted basis of business. It is to be noted that Lexington Kentucky happens to be the home to a great number of nationally and globally acclaimed corporate giants. Who are these? Well, there are lots but three Fortune 500 companies (among these) do deserve special mentions. While one of these is Lexmark International, the other two are Affiliated Computer Services and Hewlett Packard. It is worthwhile to mention that Amazon along with Trane and United Parcel Service have strong presences in Lexington KY. You can also find out a promising Jif peanut butter plant in the dominion of the city, accountable for generating more peanut butter compared to any other factory across the globe. How can the Forcht Group of Kentucky be forgotten? It is a renowned holding company, has a strong presence in the city and does employ almost 2,500 people in the state of Kentucky. Lexington Kentucky is proud to have another US-famed giant employer and it is none other than the prestigious University of Kentucky. This esteemed educational institution does employ nearly 11,000 people. Believe it or not, the University of Kentucky happens to be a corporation whose economic competence is ninth largest in the sphere of the entire state. It does possess a budget of $1.4 billion on an annual basis. College of Medicine inside the University happens to be the 21st largest company in the dominion of the state. What are the other venerable and financially competent companies in Lexington KY? There are lots and the foremost of these are Lexington-Fayette County government in conjunction with other hospital facilities. You can comprehend the steady development from the gradually diminishing rate of unemployment. Only in the year 2008 the rate of unemployment had been around 5.4% in comparison to the national rate (average) of 6.1%.
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