These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Kentucky

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 months ago
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If you live in Kentucky and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Kentucky’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquarted in Kentucky.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Kentucky’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Yum! Brands
  2. Kindred Healthcare
  3. Texas Roadhouse
  4. Humana
  5. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc
  6. Papa John’s International
  7. INOAC USA, Inc.
  8. Iga Express
  9. Almost Family
  10. Lexmark

Yum! Brands comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Kentucky

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Kentucky with at least 100 employees. That left us with 372 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Kentucky.

As it turns out, Yum! Brands looks to the be the biggest company in Kentucky clocking in with 90,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Kentucky ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Kentucky job scene here:

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Kentucky

Rank Company City Employees
1 Yum! Brands Louisville 90,000
2 Kindred Healthcare Louisville 76,650
3 Texas Roadhouse Louisville 52,500
4 Humana Louisville 51,600
5 Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc 23,307
6 Papa John’s International Louisville 23,100
7 INOAC USA, Inc. Bardstown 20,000
8 Iga Express Bowling Green 16,000
9 Almost Family Louisville 15,500
10 Lexmark Lexington 14,000
11 Harrodsburg Health & Rehabilitation Center Harrodsburg 13,957
12 Norton Healthcare Louisville 12,910
13 GE Appliances Louisville 12,000
14 Trilogy Health Services Louisville 11,603
15 Columbia Sussex Crestview Hills 10,000
16 Atria Senior Living Louisville 9,327
17 St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood 8,500
18 Tempur Sealy International Lexington 7,300
19 Ashland Covington 7,000
20 University of Louisville Louisville 6,900
21 Toyota Visitor Center – Kentucky Georgetown 6,500
22 Fazoli’s Lexington 5,500
23 Valvoline Lexington 5,150
24 PharMerica Louisville 5,100
25 Brown-Forman Louisville 4,570
26 Signature HealthCARE Louisville 4,037
27 Churchill Downs Louisville 4,000
28 Pikeville Medical Center Pikeville 3,600
29 Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Harrodsburg 3,532
30 LG&E and KU Louisville 3,507
31 Commonwealth Health Bowling Green 3,313
32 Saint Joseph Hospital Lexington 3,000
33 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond 3,000
34 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights 3,000
35 CARITAS Health Services Inc Louisville 3,000
36 Corporex Covington 3,000
37 MedAssist Louisville 3,000
38 Thorntons Louisville 2,500
39 Thomas Industries Inc. Louisville 2,250
40 Fruit of the Loom Bowling Green 2,220
41 Crump William J Jr MD Providence 2,100
42 Management Cleaning Controls, LLC Louisville 2,000
43 Interlock Industries Louisville 2,000
44 Excel Services Paducah 1,947
45 Toyotetsu America, Inc. Somerset 1,943
46 Diagnostic Imaging Center – The Medical Centre Bowling Green 1,900
47 Griffin Industries Cold Spring 1,800
48 Presbyterian Church Louisville 1,780
49 Transfreight Erlanger 1,700
50 Toyota Tsusho America Georgetown 1,695
51 Castellini Newport 1,609
52 R.J. Corman Railroad Nicholasville 1,600
53 King’s Daughters Medical Center Ashland 1,581
54 DAV Cold Spring 1,577
55 ProMach Covington 1,534
56 A&W Restaurants Lexington 1,500
57 Southern Graphic Systems Inc Louisville 1,479
58 Springstone Louisville 1,477
59 SSW Holding Company, Inc. Elizabethtown 1,476
60 Outdoor Venture Stearns 1,439
61 Evergreen Rehabilitation, LLC Louisville 1,400
62 UofL Physicians Louisville 1,380
63 Marquette Transportation Paducah 1,375
64 North American Stainless Ghent 1,362
65 Owensboro Health Owensboro 1,350
66 WNA Covington 1,346
67 Davis H. Elliot Company, Inc Lexington 1,329
68 Jones Plastic and Engineering Jeffersontown 1,310
69 Mubea USA Florence 1,301
70 TECT Fort Mitchell 1,300
71 Methodist Hospital Henderson 1,300
72 Verst Logistics Walton 1,300
73 Landmark Community Newspapers Inc Shelbyville 1,280
74 Norton Audubon Hospital Louisville 1,242
75 GIBBS DIE CASTING Henderson 1,234
76 The Courier-Journal Louisville 1,201
77 Bluegrass.org Lexington 1,200
78 Hilliard Lyons Louisville 1,150
79 Farm Credit Mid-America Louisville 1,150
80 Paschall Truck Lines Murray 1,150
81 Branscum Construction Company/Robins & Morton A Joint Venture Russell Springs 1,127
82 Murray Hospital Murray 1,110
83 Ozarks Medical Center West Plains 1,101
84 Family Roots Watterson Park 1,099
85 Data Control Group Shelbyville 1,091
86 HINKLE CONTRACTING Paris 1,053
87 Catlettsburg Refining, LLC Catlettsburg 1,042
88 Sam Swope Auto Group Louisville 1,027
89 James Marine, Inc. Paducah 1,007
90 Road & Rail Services Louisville 1,005
91 SITEX Henderson 1,000
92 Stephens Pipe & Steel Russell Springs 1,000
93 Commonwealth Hotels Florence 1,000
94 Taco Tico Lexington 1,000
95 Paragon Rehabilitation Louisville 1,000
96 KOI Auto Parts Bellevue 1,000
97 Steel Technologies Louisville 1,000
98 Community Trust Bank Pikeville 996
99 Balluff Florence 990
100 Holley Performance Products Bowling Green 988

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