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State Data Summary:
KENTUCKY 
April 2001   
190 Responses
 

Economic Impact of Crafts from Craftspeople 1999-2000

Craftspeople affiliated with a craft organization

84.7%

5,907

Craftspeople not affiliated  

15.3%

1,067

Total estimated craftspeople

 

6,974

Average Gross sales/revenue per craftsperson

 

$94,635

Initial economic Impact

 

$659,986,948

Addition of retail markup to wholesale sales

 

424,639,017

Final Economic Impact

 

$1,084,625,965

  SALES/REVENUE (before expenses) and
  INCOME (after expenses) BY CRAFT MEDIUM

TYPE OF MATERIAL

SALES/REVENUE

INCOME

RESPONSE

Clay

$22,634

$19,293

17.9%

Enamel

$0

0

0.0%

Fiber/Textile

$279,093

$22,357

19.7%

Glass

$48,401

$18,833

8.7%

Leather

$12,000

$12,000

0.6%

Metal

$103,717

$29.319

12.1%

Mixed Media

$129,356

$17,540

9.8%

Organic Materials

$10,661

$5,272

2.3%

Paper

$34,375

$29,625

2.3%

Plastics

$11,000

$8,000

1.2%

Wood

$45,509

$22,421

24.3%

Other

$41,000

$14,000

1.2%

Overall

$101,164

$21,204

100.0%

 

 Income, Work Environment, and Demographics

INCOME OF CRAFTSPEOPLE
$55,164- Total Annual Household Income
$27,437- (39.5%) Annual Household Income from Craft-
                                Related Activities
14.5% - Percent of Craftspeople Whose Household
                         Income is only from Craft-Related Activities
 

GROSS ANNUAL SALES/REVENUE BY DISTRIBUTION
34.8% - $89,400– Wholesale – within United States
0.1% - $19,175- Wholesale – Export/International
8.4% - $3,912- Consignment to Galleries
50.7% - $33,468- Retail
6.0% - $3,056- Other
100.00% - $94,635- Total Sales/Revenue

SOURCES OF RETAIL SALES
26.8% - $18,739 - From Studio
55.1% - $8,187 - From Crafts Fairs
10.3% - $2,397 - From Commissions
7.8% - $5,569 - Other

LOCATION OF ANNUAL GROSS SALES/REVENUE
65.2% - Within the State
34.9% - Outside the State

PERCENT OF CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES, PAYROLL & SUB-CONTRACT EXPENSES
11.6% - At Least One Full-time Employee
21.1% - At Least one Part-time Employee
19.5% - Some Payroll Expense
9.5% - Some Sub-contract Expense 

CRAFTSPEOPLE WITH EMPLOYEES,
PAYROLL AND SUB-CONTRACT
11.55- Number of Full-time Paid Employees
2.48- Number of Part-time Paid Employees
6.60- Full-time equivalent (FTE) Employees
$117,813- Total Gross Annual Payroll of Employees
$11,699- Annual Payroll per FTE Employee
$21,572- Total Gross Annual Sub-Contract Expense

 

 
CRAFTSPEOPLE & STUDIO
56.8% - Work Alone in a Studio
26.8% - Work in Studio with Partner of Family
12.1% - Owner/Partner of a Studio with Paid Employees
2.1% - Employee for Craftsperson or Studio
2.1% - Contract Worker

STUDIO LOCATED IN OR ON THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
79.8%

MEMBER OF CRAFT ORGANIZATION(S)
84.7%  

AGE GROUP
0.5% - Below 25
9.8% - 25-35
27.7% - 36-45
37.0% - 46-55
15.2% - 56-65
9.8% - Over 65
Mean age = 49.1902

GENDER
57.6% - Female
42.4% - Male

RACE OF RESPONDENTS
1.6% - African-American
0.0% - Asian/Pacific Islander
93.5% - Caucasian
0.5% - Hispanic
3.3% - Native American
1.1% - Other 

DISABLED/HANDICAPPED
5.4%

AMERICAN VETERAN
17.9%

 

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