Owensboro, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Owensboro is 59,188, a change of 2.05% when compared to 2014. With an area of 21.85 square miles, this works out to a population density of 2,708.52 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 25,155, with an average household size of 2.27.
Owensboro's 2018 unemployment rate was 6.12%.
The average household income in Owensboro for 2018 was $57,933, while the median was $41,215.

Owensboro Population Trends

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Owensboro Fertility Rate

836 estimated births

Owensboro Household Characteristics

Owensboro Median Age over Time

Owensboro Households with Children by Age

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Type of Housing

Owensboro Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,028

Owensboro Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $723

Owensboro Average Commute

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Owensboro Gender Mix

Owensboro Field of Employment

Owensboro Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Owensboro city, Kentucky 58,000
2015 Owensboro city, Kentucky 58,350
2016 Owensboro city, Kentucky 58,685
2017 Owensboro city, Kentucky 58,791
2018 Owensboro city, Kentucky 59,188