Owenton, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Owenton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Owenton had a population of 1,279 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Owenton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,279
Population in Households 1,279
Population in Familes 1,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 716
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $37,761
Average Household Income $53,792
Per Capita Income $23,256


Total Housing Units 680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $95,652
Average Home Value $127,058


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.36%
Households -0.62% -0.32%
Families -0.03% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 213 61st
Population Density # 321 41st
Diversity Index # 272 49th
Median Household Income # 330 39th
Per Capita Income # 266 51st

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