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Owenton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Owenton had a population of 1,325 as of July 1, 2016.

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 (GNIS ID: 2404449) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Owenton is located within Owenton Division of Owen County.

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, 2016.

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Owenton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,325
Population in Households 1,325
Population in Familes 1,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 742
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $96,040
Average Home Value $118,216


Median Household Income $35,199
Average Household Income $46,714
Per Capita Income $20,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.26%
Households -0.3% -0.24%
Families 0.59% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Owenton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owenton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 208 62nd
Population Density1 # 314 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 302 44th
Median Household Income # 360 34th
Per Capita Income # 312 42nd

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