Chemistry in the States

With nearly all manufactured goods being touched by the business of chemistry, our industry is important in some facet to every state in our country. The business of chemistry is a $639 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation’s economy. Supporting more than 25 percent of the U.S. GDP, chemistry is one of the nation’s largest manufacturing sectors, and the chemistry sector provides 555,000 skilled, good-paying jobs throughout the U.S.

Use our interactive map to see the positive impacts that chemistry has in your state!

Kentucky chemistry...

  • At $11.30B, is the 4th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Provides 2,550 direct jobs in District 4
  • Pays $209M in wages in District 4
  • Has an average wage of $81,776, 28% higher than the average manufacturing wage in Kentucky
  • Generates $56M in state & local taxes, and $73M in federal taxes in District 4
  • Invests $528M across Kentucky to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $2.79B in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 4,450 jobs in plastics & rubber products in District 4