Owenton, Kentucky Population 2022

1,754
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Owenton is a city located in Owen County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Owen County. With a 2020 population of 1,754, it is the 173rd largest city in Kentucky and the 11652nd largest city in the United States. Owenton is currently growing at a rate of 2.10% annually and its population has increased by 4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,682 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Owenton has a population density of 923 people per square mile.

The average household income in Owenton is $43,390 with a poverty rate of 22.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $576 per month, and the median house value is $87,800. The median age in Owenton is 44.4 years, 43.1 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Owenton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Owentonwas:

  • White: 93.47%
  • Black or African American: 5.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Owenton, Kentucky is 1,754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,682.

Owenton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59093.47%
Black or African American865.06%
Two or More Races251.47%
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Owenton Population by Race

Owenton Population Pyramid 2022

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Owenton Median Age

42


Total

37.5


Male

45.9


Female

Owenton Adults

There are 1,359 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Owenton.

Owenton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Owenton Sex Ratio

Female

860

50.56%

Male

841

49.44%

Owenton Population by Age

Owenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.5%36.5%
All51.4%48.6%
Non Family47%53%
Female42%58%
Male32.8%67.2%

51.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7402.1651.4
Married2742.9563.5
Male672.1232.8
Female693.6442
Non Family3301.2147

2.86

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Owenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12910.61%
9th to 12th Grade1038.47%
High School Graduate59348.77%
Some College18715.38%
Associates Degree967.89%
Bachelors Degree604.93%
Graduate Degree483.95%
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Owenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black868617
White1,10086891
Hispanic3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 19.77%.

Owenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,015$40,972$30,435
Less Than 9th Grade$$2,500$10,341
High School Graduate$31,385$40,938$22,109
Some College$44,375$46,818$40,313
Bachelors Degree$39,500$43,750$36,875
Graduate Degree$80,294$$80,368

$33,015

Average Earnings

$40,972

Average Male

$30,435

Average Female

Owenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owenton Language by Age

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Owenton Language

97.82% of Owenton residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Owenton Language

Owenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black822834.15%
White1,45533022.68%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic36719.44%

22.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owenton is Black, with 34.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owenton is Hispanic, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.84%.

Owenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.15%
High School18.05%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Owenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.88%
Male Unemployed12.90%
Female Employed12.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Owenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$46,494
Families$49,524$61,632
Married Families$57,917-
Non Families$15,357$25,974
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Income by Household Type

Owenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Owenton Marital Status by Race

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Owenton Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War11
Vietnam48
Korea12
World War II4

Owenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
35 to 5426
55 to 6412
65 to 7448
75+40

Owenton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14211.15%
Black1112.79%
Hispanic1850.00%

Owenton Veterans by Race

Owenton Veterans by Education

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25.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owenton Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Owenton Employment by Age

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Owenton Employment by Race

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Owenton Employment by Education

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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83.13%

Born in Owenton

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Owenton residents were born in the United States, with 83.13% having been born in Kentucky. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Owenton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3270.00%
20111,363362.71%
20121,399362.64%
20131,435362.57%
20141,471362.51%
20151,507362.45%
20161,543362.39%
20171,579362.33%
20181,615362.28%
20191,651362.23%
20201,682311.88%
20211,718362.14%
20221,754362.10%

Owenton Population by Year