Owenton, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Owenton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Owenton had a population of 1,346 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Owenton is located at latitude 38.5375 and longitude -84.8463 in Owen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Owenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Owen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

The City of Owenton has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Owenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Owenton, KY Boundary Map

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Owenton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,346
Population in Households 1,346
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,230
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $112,883
Average Home Value $113,063
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,061
Average Household Income $46,217
Per Capita Income $20,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.18%
Households 0.32% 0.23%
Families 1.62% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Owenton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owenton to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 203 61st
Population Density1 # 196 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 266 49th
Median Household Income # 327 38th
Per Capita Income # 270 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.