Owensboro, Kentucky Population 2018

Owensboro, Kentucky's estimated population is 59,404 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Owensboro, Kentucky is the 4th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2924.69 people/mi² (1129.22 people/km²), with a household density of 509.01 people/km² (1318.33 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 37.8 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,777 households in the city, with an average size of 2.3 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8%, with a median rent of $657/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $106,400.

The median income for households in Owensboro, Kentucky is $37,719, while the mean household income is $52,441. The per capita income is $22,428, and 16.3% of families and 20.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 29.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.5% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201759,4042830.48%
201659,1212300.39%
201558,8915540.95%
201458,337460.08%
201358,2911860.32%
201258,1053910.68%
201157,7142490.43%
201057,4653,3986.28%
200054,0675180.97%
199053,549-901-1.65%
198054,4504,1218.19%
197050,3297,85818.50%
196042,4718,82026.21%
195033,6513,40611.26%
194030,2457,48032.86%
193022,7655,34130.65%
192017,4241,4138.83%
191016,0112,82221.40%
190013,1893,35234.08%
18909,8373,60657.87%
18806,2312,79481.29%
18703,4370.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,665
Black or African American4,079
Two or More Races1,699
Asian882
Some Other Race302
American Indian and Alaska Native58
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Owensboro Ky Population Pyramid 2018

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Owensboro Ky Median Age

37.8


Total

35.8


Male

40.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 44,850 adults in Owensboro Ky.

Owensboro Ky Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Owensboro Ky Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
5,552
Houses With Mortgage
8,473
Vacancy Rate
8
Median Rent
657
Median Home Value
106,400
Renter-Occupied Units
10,603
Owner-Occupied Units
14,025
Total Housing Units
26,777

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Owensboro Ky for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 59.5%.

Owensboro Ky Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.3
Average Family Size
3
Total Households
24628
Married Couple Households
9728
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1114
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3578
Non Family Households
10208
Total Families
14420
Households With Own Children
6334
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Owensboro Ky Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,585
$10,000 to $14,999
1,830
$15,000 to $24,999
3,439
$25,000 to $34,999
3,471
$35,000 to $49,999
3,826
$50,000 to $74,999
4,325
$75,000 to $99,999
2,364
$100,000 to $149,999
1,837
$150,000 to $199,999
494
Over $200,000
457

Owensboro Ky Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Owensboro Ky

Kentucky

$37,719

$44,811

$52,441

$61,757

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Owensboro Ky Education Data

Owensboro Ky Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,0495.25%
9th to 12th Grade
3,4908.95%
High School Graduate
13,17633.77%
Some College
8,90922.83%
Associates Degree
3,2488.33%
Bachelors Degree
4,87112.48%
Graduate Degree
3,2728.39%