Owenton, KY Demographics


Population: 1,387. Estimated population in July 2019: 1,470 (+6.0% change)
Males: 580 (41.8%), Females: 807 (58.2%)

Owen County

Zip code: 40359

Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $23,125
Median house value: $71,900

Races in Owenton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (25.9%), English (9.0%), German (8.3%), Irish (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Dutch (1.3%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Map of Owenton, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Owenton

  • High school or higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owenton city

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change: +75 (+5.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Owenton:

  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (30 ROLAND AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Owenton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Owenton:

  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 39 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 49 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)

Other public-use airports nearest to Owenton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owenton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 42 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)

Schools

Public high school in Owenton:

  • OWEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 2340 HWY 22 E; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Owenton:

  • BOWLING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 1960 HWY 22 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OWEN COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 1945 HWY 22 E; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • OWEN COUNTY PRIMARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 1925 HIGHWAY 22 EAST; Grades: PK – 03)

Libraries

Library in Owenton:

  • OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $247,337; Location: 118 NORTH MAIN STREET; 25,571 books; 905 audio materials; 848 video materials; 55 serial subscriptions)