Russell County seeing success with Airbnb

Russell County is seeing quite a bit of success with Airbnb, a vacation rental company that allows people to book properties for vacations online.

According to the company in 2021, Russell County Airbnb hosts brought in $760,000 over the course of the year, which was among the 10 highest earnings of Kentucky’s 120 counties.

Counties in Kentucky brought in a combined total of around $27 million in 2021.

Here’s a look at how each county fared in 2021.

Adair

$180,000

Anderson

$330,000

Ballard

$15,000

Barren

$770,000

Bath

$20,000

Bell

$80,000

Boyle

$390,000

Breathitt

$13,000

Breckinridge

$160,000

Caldwell

$12,000

Calloway

$625,000

Carlisle

$5,000

Carroll

$15,000

Carter

$75,000

Casey

$100,000

Clay

$100,000

Clinton

$135,000

Crittenden

$20,000

Cumberland

$225,000

Estill

$130,000

Fleming

$160,000

Floyd

$50,000

Franklin

$730,000

Fulton

$5,000

Garrard

$200,000

Graves

$20,000

Grayson

$650,000

Green

$40,000

Harlan

$80,000

Harrison

$65,000

Hart

$85,000

Hickman

$15,000

Hopkins

$140,000

Jackson

$275,000

Johnson

$10,000

Knott

$60,000

Knox

$50,000

Laurel

$340,000

Lawrence

$140,000

Lee

$640,000

Leslie

$15,000

Letcher

$225,000

Lewis

$90,000

Lincoln

$130,000

Livingston

$170,000

Logan

$250,000

Lyon

$480,000

Madison

$900,000

Magoffin

$3,000

Marion

$425,000

Marshall

$975,000

Mason

$215,000

McCracken

$1 million

McCreary

$100,000

Menifee

$255,000

Mercer

$300,000

Metcalfe

$30,000

Monroe

$25,000

Montgomery

$80,000

Morgan

$20,000,

Muhlenberg

$145,000

Nelson

$1 million

Nicholas

$75,000

Ohio

$15,000

Owen

$80,000

Owsley

$10,000

Perry

$115,000

Pike

$275,000

Powell

$5 million

Pulaski

$2 million

Robertson

$20,000

Rockcastle

$70,000

Rowan

$175,000

Russell

$760,000

Simpson

$85,000

Taylor

$325,000

Todd

$165,000

Trigg

$875,000

Union

$30,000

Washington

$310,000

Wayne

$545,000

Webster

$75,000

Whitley

$115,000

Wolfe

$2 million

About Zac Oakes 2845 Articles
Zac Oakes is the News and Sports Director for LakerCountry.com and Laker Country WJRS 104.9 FM.