Owensboro, KY Metro Area Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Owensboro is 117,987, a change of 1.89% when compared to 2014. With an area of 898.59 square miles, this works out to a population density of 131.30 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 46,927, with an average household size of 2.44.
Owensboro's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.56%.
The average household income in Owensboro for 2018 was $67,446, while the median was $50,114.

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Owensboro Fertility Rate

1,556 estimated births

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Owensboro Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,079

Owensboro Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $718

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Owensboro Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Owensboro, KY Metro Area 115,795
2015 Owensboro, KY Metro Area 116,342
2016 Owensboro, KY Metro Area 116,932
2017 Owensboro, KY Metro Area 117,319
2018 Owensboro, KY Metro Area 117,987