Labor and Economy
In terms of career and occupations, Versailles residents generally lean towards positions in public administration, agriculture, education, construction, and food service, making up over 36 percent of the workforce. The remaining two-thirds are spread across dozens and dozens of smaller segments of labor sectors of which health care makes up the largest at 5 percent.
Versailles is serviced by two major hospitals, Bluegrass Community Hospital and Woodford Memorial Hospital. Within range, Versailles also has one kidney support clinic with Davita-Versailles Dialysis.
In terms of primary school, Versailles has three public schools and at least three private schools, both offering education for grades PK through 5th grade. Versailles high school students attend Woodford County High School and Woodford County Middle School as they matriculate out of grade school levels. Education is augmented by the Woodford County Library with over 4,000 audio materials, 55,230 books, and access to 48 online databases as well as other resources.
For higher education, Versailles is within driving distance to the Kentucky Community College system as well as six major 4-year colleges or universities. Among these are the University of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University.
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