Owen County, Kentucky Population 2020

Owen County, Kentucky's estimated population is 11,062 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owen County, Kentucky is the 93rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,062910.83%
201910,971910.84%
201810,880910.84%
201710,7891301.22%
201610,659-69-0.64%
201510,728780.73%
201410,650120.11%
201310,638-116-1.08%
201210,754-66-0.61%
201110,820-30-0.28%
201010,8501,81520.09%
19909,0351111.24%
19808,9241,45419.46%
19707,470-767-9.31%
19608,237-1,518-15.56%
19509,755-1,187-10.85%
194010,9422322.17%
193010,710-1,844-14.69%
192012,554-1,694-11.89%
191014,248-3,305-18.83%
190017,553-123-0.70%
189017,6762751.58%
188017,4013,09221.61%
187014,3091,59012.50%
186012,7192,27521.78%
185010,4442,21226.87%
18408,2322,44642.27%
18305,7863,755184.88%
18202,0310.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.83%
County Website
Founded
1819
County Seat
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Owen County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,31696.04%
Black or African American1741.62%
Some Other Race1551.44%
Two or More Races540.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.16%
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Owen County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Owen County, Kentucky Median Age

41.2


Total

41


Male

41.9


Female

Owen County, Kentucky Adults

There are 8,119 adults, (1,873 of whom are seniors) in Owen County, Kentucky.

Owen County, Kentucky Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Owen County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,437

50.62%

Male

5,304

49.38%

Owen County, Kentucky Households and Families

Owen County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owen County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male63.8%36.2%
Female57.9%42.1%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9212.7273.1
Married2,1233.1677.7
Non Family1,1841.1471.6
Female4044.5957.9
Male2103.6163.8

3.28

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Owen County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3755.08%
9th to 12th Grade90712.29%
High School Graduate3,69350.05%
Some College1,04714.19%
Associates Degree6268.48%
Bachelors Degree4866.59%
Graduate Degree2453.32%
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Owen County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2055,930723
Hispanic9999
Other Race6969
Black47438
Native American2525
Islander3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.02%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,955$40,654$24,770
Less Than High School$24,191$27,000$
High School Grad$28,679$37,619$22,090
Some College$34,755$47,098$22,931
Bachelors Degree$59,375$65,938$51,080
Graduate Degree$54,415$56,250$54,329

$33,955

Average Earnings

$40,654

Average Male

$24,770

Average Female

Owen County, Kentucky Language

Owen County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Owen County, Kentucky Language

98.87% of Owen County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Owen County, Kentucky Poverty

Owen County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9841,67916.82%
Hispanic2913311.34%
Multiple541527.78%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owen County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owen County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owen County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 11.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.52%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.82%
High School13.26%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.15%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed3.20%
Male Unemployed2.14%

Owen County, Kentucky Income

Owen County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,338$61,428
Families$52,993$71,911
Married Families$66,754-
Non Families$21,565$35,158
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Owen County, Kentucky Marital Status

Owen County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Owen County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Owen County, Kentucky 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 55-64.

Owen County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Owen County, Kentucky Veterans

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786

Number of Veterans

753

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam270
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War101
World War II63
Korea24
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74257
75+161
35 to 54160
55 to 64145
18 to 3463
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7549.45%
Black1940.43%
Indian1352.00%
Hispanic32.86%

Owen County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owen County, Kentucky Employment Status

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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79.44%

Born in Kentucky

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.96% of Owen County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% having been born in Kentucky. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990