Owenton, Kentucky Population 2020

1,584
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Owenton is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,584, it is the 165th largest city in Kentucky and the 8512th largest city in the United States. Owenton is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 19.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,327 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Owenton has a population density of 833 people per square mile.

The average household income in Owenton is $40,443 with a poverty rate of 28.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $463 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. The median age in Owenton is 39 years, 35.5 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Owenton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Owenton was:

  • White: 95.85%
  • Black or African American: 2.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Owenton, Kentucky is 1,584, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,544.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,327.

Owenton, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,54995.85%
Black or African American342.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander171.05%
Two or More Races160.99%
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Owenton Population Pyramid 2020

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Owenton Median Age

39


Total

35.5


Male

49.2


Female

Owenton Adults

There are 1,279 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Owenton.

Owenton Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Owenton Sex Ratio

Female

830

51.36%

Male

786

48.64%

Owenton Households and Families

Owenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.6%38.4%
All40.5%59.5%
Female35.8%64.2%
Non Family30.1%69.9%
Male14.8%85.2%

40.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6812.2640.5
Non Family3321.1830.1
Married2423.1461.6
Male543.1714.8
Female534.1135.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Owenton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade787.16%
9th to 12th Grade17115.70%
High School Graduate57252.53%
Some College14112.95%
Associates Degree615.60%
Bachelors Degree413.76%
Graduate Degree252.30%
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Owenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,04280058
Black34308
Hispanic1010
Islander3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.53%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,897$31,071$26,042
Less Than High School$21,250$24,464$
High School Grad$27,679$31,719$23,333
Some College$34,167$41,250$33,611
Bachelors Degree$40,694$39,583$41,111
Graduate Degree$78,000$$78,000

$28,897

Average Earnings

$31,071

Average Male

$26,042

Average Female

Owenton Language

Owenton Language by Age

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Owenton Language

98.29% of Owenton residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Owenton Poverty

Owenton Poverty by Race

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28.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.07%

Male Poverty Rate

32.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owenton is White, with 29.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owenton is White, with 29.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.00%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.63%
Some College17.30%
High School16.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed15.52%
Male Employed11.04%
Male Unemployed9.09%

Owenton Income

Owenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,528$40,443
Families$41,359$55,418
Married Families$52,083-
Non Families$16,638$23,778
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Owenton Marital Status

Owenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Owenton Married by Age and Sex

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Owenton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Owenton Marital Status by Race

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Owenton Veterans

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123

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War33
Korea9
World War II6
First Gulf War6
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Age Group Veterans
75+33
18 to 3433
55 to 6423
65 to 7420
35 to 5414
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1179.42%
Black617.65%
Hispanic318.75%

Owenton Veterans by Education

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35.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owenton Employment Status

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.29%

Born in Kentucky

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Owenton residents were born in the United States, with 83.29% having been born in Kentucky. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,584201.28%
20191,564201.30%
20181,544120.78%
20171,532201.32%
20161,512-11-0.72%
20151,52360.40%
20141,517-3-0.20%
20131,520-22-1.43%
20121,54280.52%
20111,53470.46%
20101,5270.00%