KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Owensboro, KY

Owensboro, KY is located in Daviess County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Owensboro is about 74,068 with about 1,132 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 86,833.

The Average Home Value is $126,400.00, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,455.00, which is roughly 18% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Owensboro is about 6.1%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Daviess County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 44.29% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63%
Democratic: 35.1%
Libertarian: 1.36%
Other: 0.54%


Nearby Locations

Utica, KY (10.11 mi.)
Knottsville, KY (12.86 mi.)
Philpot, KY (12.86 mi.)
Maceo, KY (13.17 mi.)
Calhoun, KY (13.44 mi.)
Reed, KY (13.45 mi.)
Spottsville, KY (15.48 mi.)
Lewisport, KY (15.67 mi.)
Whitesville, KY (17.29 mi.)
Livermore, KY (17.59 mi.)
Rumsey, KY (17.66 mi.)
Hawesville, KY (18.21 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 42301, 42303
Latitude : 37.762006
Longitude : -87.042340
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 430 ft.
Area Code(s) : 270, 364

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.39
Male Population Estimate : 45.13%
Female Population Estimate : 48.55%
Median Age : 38.5
Male Median Age : 36.7
Female Median Age : 40.1

White Population Estimate : 86.02%
Black Population Estimate : 6.57%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.72%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.97%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.11%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Other Population Estimate : 1.63%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Owensboro specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Daviess County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Daviess County: About 177 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Daviess County is about 35% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 38% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.