The City of Owensboro is the 5th largest city in Kentucky with a population of 60,490 as of July 1, 2018. Owensboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Owensboro is located at latitude 37.7568 and longitude -87.1191 in Daviess County. The formal boundaries for the City of Owensboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.84 sq. miles and a water area of 1.38 sq. miles. Daviess County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.
The City of Owensboro (GNIS ID: 2404448) 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 Owensboro is located within Owensboro Division of Daviess County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Owensboro: Owensborough, Yellow Banks.
|Population in Households||58,777|
|Population in Familes||44,940|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,713|
|Median Household Income||$42,497|
|Average Household Income||$57,966|
|Per Capita Income||$24,963|
|Total Housing Units||27,359 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||15,180 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||10,250 (37.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,929 ( 7.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,925|
|Average Home Value||$145,268|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.72%|
|Per Capita Income||2.7%|
The table below compares Owensboro to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 5||99th|
|Population Density||# 72||87th|
|Diversity Index||# 100||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 259||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 214||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.