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Owensboro Summary
Owensboro is located in Kentucky
Latitude: 37.760298
Longitude: -87.160245
Population: 76,203
Area: 240.85 sq. miles
Land: 232.22 sq. miles
Water: 8.63 sq. miles
Population Density: 328.16 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 351.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 270
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Owensboro Demographics

Owensboro Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Male36,31747.66 %48.90 %49.04 %
Female39,88652.34 %51.10 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.91-0.960.96
Total Population76,203100.00 %--
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Owensboro Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years5,1476.75 %6.58 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years5,2076.83 %6.91 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years5,4437.14 %6.91 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years5,7357.53 %7.15 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years4,7576.24 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years9,61612.62 %14.07 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years11,82315.52 %15.90 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years10,35013.58 %13.76 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years3,7584.93 %5.05 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years3,2474.26 %4.15 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years5,7807.59 %6.77 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years3,9595.20 %4.26 %4.38 %
85 years and over1,3811.81 %1.44 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.0-36.737.7
18 years and over56,93974.72 %75.38 %74.27 %
Male
26,38634.63 %36.24 %35.85 %
Female
30,55340.09 %39.14 %38.42 %
21 years and over53,62270.37 %70.92 %69.92 %
62 years and over12,98617.04 %14.87 %14.65 %
65 years and over11,12014.59 %12.47 %12.42 %
Male
4,1535.45 %5.04 %5.12 %
Female
6,9679.14 %7.43 %7.30 %
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Owensboro Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
One race75,39798.94 %98.95 %97.55 %
White
70,60292.65 %90.04 %75.21 %
Black or African American
3,9395.17 %7.35 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
890.12 %0.21 %0.87 %
Asian
3640.48 %0.74 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1320.17 %0.17 %0.59 %
Chinese
950.12 %0.13 %0.85 %
Filipino
400.05 %0.08 %0.65 %
Japanese
120.02 %0.09 %0.28 %
Korean
480.06 %0.10 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
150.02 %0.09 %0.39 %
Other Asian
220.03 %0.08 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
160.02 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
30.00 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
50.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
60.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
20.00 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
3870.51 %0.57 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)7801.02 %1.50 %13.70 %
Mexican
4850.64 %0.78 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
460.06 %0.16 %2.46 %
Cuban
130.02 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
2360.31 %0.46 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino75,42398.98 %98.50 %86.30 %
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Owensboro Social Profile

Owensboro School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school19,005100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,3797.26 %6.19 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1,1225.90 %5.48 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
8,63945.46 %45.52 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
4,49523.65 %22.29 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
3,37017.73 %20.51 %22.81 %
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Owensboro Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over50,106100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
3,4306.85 %11.66 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
6,43212.84 %14.18 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
18,26636.45 %33.56 %28.63 %
High school or higher
40,24480.32 %74.16 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
10,26020.48 %18.54 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2,7135.41 %4.90 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
5,78111.54 %10.27 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
9,00517.97 %17.16 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
3,2246.43 %6.88 %8.86 %
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Owensboro Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported60,392100.00 %--
Arab530.09 %0.22 %0.42 %
Czech990.16 %0.15 %0.59 %
Danish550.09 %0.13 %0.50 %
Dutch6361.05 %1.51 %1.58 %
English8,41713.94 %11.98 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,4442.39 %2.03 %2.90 %
French Canadian1030.17 %0.25 %0.85 %
German10,20716.90 %15.78 %14.93 %
Greek1410.23 %0.15 %0.40 %
Hungarian1470.24 %0.20 %0.49 %
Irish9,18515.21 %12.99 %10.65 %
Italian7901.31 %1.91 %5.47 %
Lithuanian200.03 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian1050.17 %0.33 %1.56 %
Polish4910.81 %0.87 %3.12 %
Portuguese390.06 %0.05 %0.41 %
Russian760.13 %0.23 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,2572.08 %2.03 %1.50 %
Scottish1,1521.91 %1.85 %1.70 %
Slovak330.05 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1700.28 %0.39 %0.62 %
Swedish2870.48 %0.42 %1.39 %
Swiss1390.23 %0.29 %0.32 %
Ukrainian310.05 %0.07 %0.31 %
United States or American15,14025.07 %25.87 %7.18 %
Welsh4050.67 %0.56 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.03 %0.09 %0.65 %
Other ancestries9,75016.14 %19.52 %31.89 %
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Owensboro Economy

Owensboro Employment

GroupNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over59,483100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
27,81946.77 %48.20 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
31,66453.23 %51.80 %51.68 %
In labor force
37,73363.43 %60.99 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
20,37954.01 %53.76 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
17,35445.99 %46.24 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
37,67963.34 %60.29 %63.10 %
Employed
35,39259.50 %56.83 %59.39 %
Unemployed
2,2873.84 %3.45 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.06 %5.66 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
540.09 %0.70 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
21,75036.57 %39.01 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers29,43083.15 %78.45 %78.40 %
Government workers3,89010.99 %14.45 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8675.28 %6.69 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2050.58 %0.41 %0.31 %
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Owensboro Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations10,17828.76 %28.66 %33.60 %
Service occupations5,67516.03 %14.28 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations8,38423.69 %25.44 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2090.59 %0.90 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,92911.10 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,01719.83 %19.67 %14.63 %
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Owensboro Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6801.92 %3.32 %1.87 %
Construction2,8147.95 %7.20 %6.80 %
Manufacturing6,70618.95 %17.55 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1,4013.96 %3.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade4,16611.77 %12.07 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,9525.52 %6.04 %5.19 %
Information6611.87 %2.19 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,9365.47 %5.42 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,8775.30 %6.22 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services7,66221.65 %20.34 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,8878.16 %7.23 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,6674.71 %4.74 %4.88 %
Public administration9832.78 %4.29 %4.83 %
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Owensboro Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Households30,720100.00 %1,591,088106,788,273
Less than $10,000
3,71812.10 %13.84 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
2,6618.66 %8.41 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
4,49814.64 %15.39 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
4,32414.08 %13.82 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
5,32417.33 %16.45 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
5,83819.00 %17.26 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
2,5448.28 %7.67 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,1593.77 %4.60 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1750.57 %1.18 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4791.56 %1.37 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$35,415.50-$29,039.01$39,349.33
Average household size2.41-2.542.58
Average income per member of household$14,695.23-$11,448.91$15,252.86
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Owensboro Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over34,834100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
29,76085.43 %80.16 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,53210.14 %12.61 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1220.35 %1.21 %4.73 %
Walked
5441.56 %2.42 %2.94 %
Other means
2970.85 %0.90 %1.20 %
Worked at home
5791.66 %2.71 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.75 minutes-28.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Owensboro Housing

Owensboro Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,720100.00 %1,750,053117,282,697
Occupied housing units
30,61793.57 %90.85 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
20,47062.56 %64.22 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
10,14731.01 %26.63 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2,1036.43 %9.15 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1360.42 %1.73 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.85 %-1.87 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.10 %-9.31 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.51-2.562.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.20-2.472.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,710100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
23,23271.02 %65.98 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
4811.47 %2.11 %5.68 %
2 units
1,6915.17 %3.18 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
2,0036.12 %4.13 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,4884.55 %4.35 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,0953.35 %3.14 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,1253.44 %2.92 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,5694.80 %14.05 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
260.08 %0.15 %0.22 %
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Owensboro Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units32,710100.00 %--
1 room
1600.49 %0.89 %2.21 %
2 rooms
1,0933.34 %2.36 %4.88 %
3 rooms
3,1549.64 %6.96 %10.06 %
4 rooms
5,53016.91 %18.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
8,91727.26 %25.17 %20.92 %
6 rooms
6,63720.29 %19.46 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,32810.17 %12.06 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,0376.23 %7.58 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,8545.67 %7.24 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units30,612100.00 %--
1.00 or less
29,93697.79 %88.99 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
5321.74 %1.40 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1440.47 %0.47 %2.54 %
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Owensboro Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas23,61772.20 %40.37 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,0003.06 %8.92 %5.96 %
Electricity5,71817.48 %35.29 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.580.18 %2.52 %8.06 %
Coal or coke240.07 %0.69 %0.12 %
Wood960.29 %2.59 %1.51 %
Solar energy100.03 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel330.10 %0.26 %0.35 %
No fuel used560.17 %0.20 %1.25 %
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Owensboro Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units18,340100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2,72614.86 %18.13 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
9,83253.61 %43.62 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,35618.30 %21.26 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,4107.69 %8.94 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
7854.28 %5.53 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1981.08 %1.91 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
330.18 %0.50 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.12 %0.56 %
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Owensboro Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage11,89264.84 %64.72 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1630.89 %1.27 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1,85110.09 %8.18 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
3,45818.85 %14.30 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
3,51819.18 %19.84 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,10111.46 %14.67 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
5352.92 %4.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
2661.45 %2.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged6,44835.16 %35.28 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent8,76147.77 %44.26 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent3,61119.69 %17.63 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent2,02111.02 %12.47 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,2816.98 %7.67 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent7364.01 %4.60 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,7599.59 %12.31 %15.91 %
Not computed1710.93 %1.06 %0.85 %
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Owensboro Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units9,990100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,07210.73 %9.63 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,20112.02 %9.26 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
4,32943.33 %36.71 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
2,44124.43 %26.23 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
3743.74 %6.12 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
720.72 %1.63 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
370.37 %0.46 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4644.64 %9.97 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)8268.27 %58.25 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2,16921.71 %20.79 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent1,65316.55 %13.81 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,44814.49 %11.66 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent9069.07 %9.51 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent6546.55 %6.46 %7.32 %
35 percent or more2,52525.28 %25.57 %29.47 %
Not computed6356.36 %12.21 %7.77 %

Owensboro Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentKentucky Avg.National Avg.
None2,6998.25 %8.49 %9.57 %
110,79232.99 %30.23 %31.22 %
211,82636.15 %35.78 %34.76 %
3 or more5,29516.19 %16.36 %15.45 %
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