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Population in 2012: 58,083 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 

Males: 27,705  (47.7%)
Females: 30,378  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42301, 42303.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,416 (it was $31,867 in 2000)
Owensboro:

$36,416
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,921

Owensboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,667 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Owensboro:

$102,667
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,841; Detached houses: $130,329; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,927; In 2-unit structures: $117,179; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,671; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $48,080; Mobile homes: $42,279

Median gross rent in 2012: $601.

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  • White alone - 49,382 (86.1%)
  • Black alone - 4,281 (7.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,918 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,206 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 379 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 108 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 30 (0.05%)

Races in Owensboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Owensboro: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.1%), German (13.4%), Irish (12.2%), English (10.5%), French (2.1%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1850

Land area: 17.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,333 people per square mile 
 
 (average).




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For population 25 years and over in Owensboro:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Owensboro city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

1,357 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Owensboro, Kentucky as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Owensboro to the number of sex offenders is 5,808 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,074 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $795 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (81.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Masonville, KY (2.6 miles ), Rockport, IN (3.1 miles ), Maceo, KY (3.2 miles ), Hatfield, IN (3.4 miles ), Grandview, IN (3.8 miles ), Whitesville, KY (3.8 miles ), Heflin-Beda, KY (4.1 miles) , Lewisport, KY (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 152 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 1998: 158 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1999: 221 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2000: 466 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2001: 448 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2002: 517 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 490 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2004: 388 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2005: 396 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2006: 310 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2007: 287 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2008: 210 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2009: 236 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2010: 270 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2011: 211 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2012: 248 buildings, average cost: $105,100

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Latitude: 37.76 N, Longitude: 87.12 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Barbecued Mutton Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,796 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,023 (76.1%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Owensboro by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0140041210
per 100,000 0.01.87.30.00.07.21.83.61.70.0
Rapes 1626177121636364628
per 100,000 29.047.831.012.821.929.064.764.579.848.5
Robberies 53494353395034283745
per 100,000 96.290.178.597.271.390.561.150.164.277.9
Assaults 465377112917848495952
per 100,000 83.597.5140.6205.5166.4141.186.387.7102.390.0
Burglaries 551561435537484438417399513469
per 100,000 999.71031.5794.5985.2885.1792.6749.3714.4889.7812.1
Thefts 2,0401,9241,9132,0491,7661,5641,8411,7721,7111,928
per 100,000 3701.43537.73494.03759.23229.52830.13308.13172.92967.33338.5
Auto thefts 99929310110670828499121
per 100,000 179.6169.2169.9185.3193.8126.7147.3150.4171.7209.5
Arson 1129343312612
per 100,000 1.822.116.45.57.35.45.421.510.420.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.0) 301.8316.4300.7315.4279.5272.4288.1280.9302.4287.9

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Crime rate in Owensboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 135 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Owensboro, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +300 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Owensboro-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Owensboro city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owensboro-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from Owensboro center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from Owensboro center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Daviess County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Wendell H. Ford - Kentucky politician, Johnny Depp - (born 1963), actor, Jeff Green (racing driver) - Stock car racing driver, Darrell Waltrip - (born 1947), automobile racer, B.J. Whitmer - Professional wrestler, Jeff Green - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 6, 1962), Mack Allison - Baseball player, Cliff Hagan - Basketball player, David Green (racing driver) - Stock car racing driver, Justin Miller - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Feb 14, 1984).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Owensboro: Thomas Cruse.

Main business address for: TEXAS GAS TRANSMISSION LLC (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION), BOARDWALK PIPELINES LLC (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION).


Hospitals/medical centers in Owensboro:

  • DAVITA - OWENSBORO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1930 EAST PARRISH AVENUE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2200 EAST PARRISH AVENUE, BLDG C, SUITE LL105)
  • CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, 5000 BACK SQUARE DRIVE, BLDG D)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 1635A TRIPLETT STREET)
  • GREEN RIVER DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, 1600 BRECKINRIDGE STREET)
  • OMHS HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2211 MAYFAIR AVENUE, SUITE 304)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF THE OHIO VALLEY INC (Hospital, 723 HARVARD DR)
  • OWENSBORO MEDICAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1201 PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD)
  • OWENSBORO MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM FORD (Hospital, 1006 FORD AV)
  • RIVER VALLEY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (Hospital, 1000 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)
  • WENDELL FOSTER'S CAMPUS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILI (Hospital, 815 TRIPLETT STREET)
  • CARMEL HOME (Nursing Home, 2501 OLD HARTFORD RD.)
  • HERMITAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1614 PARRISH AVE, WEST)
  • HERMITAGE MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 1614 PARRISH AV)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION - HIL (Nursing Home, 3740 OLD HARTFORD RD)
  • LEISURE YEARS ICF (Nursing Home, 1205 LEITCHFIELD RD)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF OWENSBORO (Nursing Home, 2420 W 3RD ST)
  • OWENSBORO PLACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1205 LEITCHFIELD RD.)
  • THE TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER OF OWENSBORO (Nursing Home, 811 EAST PARRISH AVENUE)
  • TWIN RIVERS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 2420 W. 3RD ST.)
  • WELLINGTON PARC OF OWENSBORO (Nursing Home, 2885 NEW HARTFORD RD)

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Local government website: www.owensboro.org

Colleges/Universities in Owensboro:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,136; Location: 4800 New Hartford Rd; Public; Website: www.owensboro.kctcs.edu)
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College (FT enrollment: 834; Location: 3000 Frederica Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.KWC.EDU)
  • Brescia University (FT enrollment: 510; Location: 717 Frederica St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brescia.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Daymar College-Owensboro Campus (FT enrollment: 312; Location: 3361 Buckland Sq; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu)
  • Mr Jim's College of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 2855 West Parrish Ave; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Owensboro:

  • University of Evansville (about 27 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 31 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 34 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 65 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Vincennes University (about 68 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • University of Louisville (about 81 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)

Public high schools in Owensboro:

Private high schools in Owensboro:

  • OWENSBORO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 1524 W PARRISH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MAXIMILIAN MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: 801 OLD HARTFORD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • OWENSBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 4430 OLD CALHOUN RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Owensboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Owensboro:

  • OWENSBORO CATHOLIC ELEM K-3 (Students: 371; Location: 4017 FREDERICA ST; Grades: KG - 3)
  • OWENSBORO CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 4-6 CAMPUS (Students: 278; Location: 525 E 23RD ST; Grades: 4 - 6)
  • OWENSBORO CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 2540 CHRISTIE PL; Grades: 7 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Owensboro

Library in Owensboro:

  • DAVIESS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,441,842; Location: 2020 FREDERICA STREET; 192,801 books; 4,564 e-books; 12,847 audio materials; 11,980 video materials; 31 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 271 print serial subscriptions; 1,908 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The community and technical college have merged (as have most all in Kentucky) since 2000. It is now the Owensboro Community & Technical College with three campuses in the Owensboro area. Total enrollment is well over 2,000. Detailed information can be obtained from the new website: http://www.octc.kctcs.edu I am currently employed with the college as the Career Resource & Placement Coordinator. Thank you, Katie Ballard
  • On August 14, 1936, Rainey Bethea was hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky, before a crowd of 20,000. The public outrage which followed resulted in the complete abolition of public executions in the United States.
  • On August 14, 1936, Rainey Bethea was hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky, before a crowd of 20,000. The public outrage which followed resulted in the complete abolition of public executions in the United States.
  • On August 14, 1936, Rainey Bethea was hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky, before a crowd of 20,000. The public outrage which followed resulted in the complete abolition of public executions in the United States.
  • Nicholas "Nicky" Patrick Hayden (born July 30, 1981 in Owensboro, Kentucky), also known as The Kentucky Kid, is an American professional motorcycle racer and 2006 MotoGP World Champion.
  • Birthplace of Nicky Hayden, 2006 Motorcycle Gran Prix (MotoGP) Champion.
  • Hometown to Motorcycle Racings Hayden brothers, Tommy, Nicky and Roger Lee. Tommy and Roger race for AMA and Nicky is 2006 MotoGP World Champion. added by Misty 69
  • Owensboro Community & Technical College's website has changed to http://www.octc.kctcs.edu

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Notable locations in Owensboro: Owensboro Fire Department Station 2 (A), Owensboro Fire Department Station 4 (B), Owensboro Fire Department Station 3 (C), Owensboro Fire Department Station 5 (D), Owensboro Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Owensboro include: Lewis Lane Church (A), Bellevue Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Seven Hills Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gullett Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Owensboro include: Moreland Park (1), Riverside Park (2), Chautauqua Park (3), Legion Park (4), Ben Hawes Golf Course and Park (5), Seventh Street Park (6), Douglas Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Owensboro Area Museum of Science & History (3900 USHighway 60 West) (1), Owensboro Museum of Fine Art (901 Frederica Street) (2), Western Kentucky Botanical Garden (Botanical Gardens; 25 Carter Road) (3), Aladdin's Castle Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5000 Frederica Street) (4), Frankie's Sports Bar Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1230 Burlew Boulevard) (5), Roby Vending & Amusement CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 909 East 18th Street) (6), Tamarack Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2510 Tamarack Road) (7), Owensboro Daviess County Tourist Commission (215 East 2nd Street) (8), Equestrian Enterprises (Arcades & Amusements; 4481 Strickland Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Owensboro (3720 Hartford Road) (1), Towne House Motel (316 East 3rd Street) (2), Sun Hotel (1926 Triplett Street) (3), Big E Pizza (1 Executive Boulevard) (4), River's Edge (1 Executive Boulevard) (5), Sleep Inn Owensboro (51 Bon Harbor Hills) (6), Holiday Inn (3136 W 2nd St) (7), Holiday Inn Express (3220 West Parrish Avenue) (8), Super Eight Motel (1027 Goetz Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Court Of Appeals (401 Frederica) (1), U S Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (401 Frederica Street) (2), Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Driver's License (Judicial Centre) (3), U S Government - District Court- Probation Officer (Federal Building) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 NO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.19
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Owensboro and their reported violations in the past:

OWENSBORO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Population served: 54104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2001), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-1997), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2000), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
S E DAVIESS CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 19137, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WEST DAVIESS CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 14240, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.9%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Black residents, 43.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 42.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Owensboro, KY

People in group quarters in Owensboro in 2010:

  • 806 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 492 people in college/university student housing
  • 158 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 146 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 114 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Owensboro in 2000:

  • 750 people in nursing homes
  • 449 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 257 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 150 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 143 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 103 people in other group homes
  • 97 people in state prisons
  • 95 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 71 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 33 people in halfway houses
  • 30 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 27 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 27 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Owensboro compared to Kentucky state average:

Owensboro, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Owensboro Sports Center. Kentucky Wesleyan College.
  • Owensboro Sportscenter. Capacity: 7,100.
  • River Center Arena. Capacity: 12,000.

Banks with most branches in Owensboro (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Owensboro Main Branch, Towne Square Branch, New Hartford Road Branch, Commonwealth Branch, Audubon Branch, Wesleyan Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • South Central Bank of Daviess County, Inc.: South Central Bank Of Daviess County, Inc., Villa Point Branch, Downtown Owensboro Branch, Frederica Street Branch, Carter Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $143.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: South Central Bancshares Of Kentucky, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Frederica Street Branch, Villa Point Branch, Carter Road Branch, Owensboro Main Branch, Triplett Street Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Old National Bank: Owensboro West Parrish, Owensboro Southtown, Owensboro Highway 54 Branch, Owensboro Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Independence Bank of Kentucky: 18th Street Branch, Highway 54 Branch, Parrish Avenue Branch, Independence Bank Of Kentucky. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,133.6 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Independence Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Parrish Avenue Branch, Frederica Street Branch, Highway 60 East Branch, Third Street Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Owensboro East Highway 54, Owensboro South Branch, Owensboro Downtown Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Security Bank of Owensboro, Inc.: Owensboro Branch at 3560 South Frederica, branch established on 1998/03/10; First Security Bank Of Owensboro, Inc. at 300 Frederica Street, branch established on 1997/08/20. Info updated 2010/08/10: Bank assets: $368.6 mil, Deposits: $308.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Security, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Owensboro, Kentucky:

  • Cadillac Motel, 1311 W 2ND St, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 684-2343
  • Colonel House Motel, 1829 Triplett St, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 684-5271
  • Days Inn Owensboro, 3720 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303 , Phone: (270) 684-9621, Fax: (270) 684-9626
  • Executive Inn Rivermont, One Executive Blvd, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 926-8000, Fax: (270) 926-9047
  • Ramada Inn - Owensboro, 3136 W 2ND St, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 685-3941, Fax: (270) 926-2917
  • Imperial Inn, 2609 New Hartford, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 684-9621
  • Motel 6, 455 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (505) 686-7231
  • Motel 8, 1027 Goetz Dr, Owensboro, KY 42301 , Phone: (270) 685-3388, Fax: (270) 685-3388
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Owensboro, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Owensboro travel time to work - commute


Owensboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Owensboro city (based on Daviess County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.23%
Here72.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents47.2%29.5%8.0%4.4%1.9%
Congregations40.2%12.9%12.1%1.5%2.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurches of ChristSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.0%0.6%5.0%
Congregations2.3%2.3%4.5%0.8%21.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Daviess County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Daviess County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Daviess County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

29.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 43$187,548$52,33914$15,159
Other Government Administration 19$80,266$50,6940$0
Police Protection - Officers 102$378,074$44,4790$0
Police - Other 30$83,707$33,4833$2,867
Firefighters 93$362,715$46,8020$0
Fire - Other 1$3,219$38,6280$0
Streets and Highways 26$87,378$40,3280$0
Airports 4$9,564$28,6920$0
Solid Waste Management 25$65,045$31,2222$2,106
Sewerage 77$270,673$42,1830$0
Parks and Recreation 14$44,665$38,2843$2,869
Housing and Community Development(Local) 36$105,293$35,0980$0
Water Supply 41$184,096$53,8823$4,116
Electric Power 188$896,736$57,2386$13,395
Transit 14$36,451$31,2443$2,896
Other and Unallocable 35$104,638$35,8762$1,382
Totals for Government 748$2,900,068$46,52536$44,790

Owensboro government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,938,000 ($33.37)
    Air Transportation: $1,410,000 ($24.28)
    Central Staff Services: $1,180,000 ($20.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,007,000 ($17.34)
    Police Protection: $220,000 ($3.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $220,000 ($3.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $201,000 ($3.46)
    Water Utilities: $185,000 ($3.19)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $73,829,000 ($1271.09)
    Police Protection: $11,473,000 ($197.53)
    Central Staff Services: $9,384,000 ($161.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,974,000 ($154.50)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $6,172,000 ($106.26)
    Water Utilities: $5,724,000 ($98.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,530,000 ($95.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,974,000 ($68.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,447,000 ($59.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,948,000 ($50.75)
    Regular Highways: $2,740,000 ($47.17)
    Sewerage: $1,697,000 ($29.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,325,000 ($22.81)
    Air Transportation: $1,170,000 ($20.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $547,000 ($9.42)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,571,000 ($336.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($0.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $4,870,000 ($83.85)
    Police Protection: $1,869,000 ($32.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,726,000 ($29.72)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,163,000 ($20.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $697,000 ($12.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $555,000 ($9.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $361,000 ($6.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000 ($4.56)
    Public Welfare - Other: $130,000 ($2.24)
    Air Transportation: $73,000 ($1.26)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($1.22)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,176,000 ($536.75)

Owensboro government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $8,274,000 ($142.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,030,000 ($86.60)
    Sewerage: $3,045,000 ($52.42)
    All Other: $1,318,000 ($22.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,250,000 ($21.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,052,000 ($18.11)
    Air Transportation: $364,000 ($6.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $360,000 ($6.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,991,000 ($51.50)
    All Other: $1,842,000 ($31.71)
    Air Transportation: $1,403,000 ($24.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,553,000 ($26.74)
    All Other: $843,000 ($14.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,833,000 ($100.43)
    Interest Earnings: $4,465,000 ($76.87)
    Sale of Property: $1,823,000 ($31.39)
    Special Assessments: $908,000 ($15.63)
    Rents: $777,000 ($13.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000 ($1.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $92,372,000 ($1590.34)
    Water Utilities: $7,838,000 ($134.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,090,000 ($70.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,415,000 ($24.36)
    Highways: $875,000 ($15.06)
    General Local Government Support: $131,000 ($2.26)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $39,664,000 ($682.88)
    Property: $8,063,000 ($138.82)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $3,799,000 ($65.41)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,436,000 ($41.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $706,000 ($12.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $60,000 ($1.03)
    Other License: $39,000 ($0.67)

Owensboro government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $262,346,000 ($4516.74)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $261,862,000 ($4508.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,925,000 ($3906.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $198,018,000 ($3409.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,757,000 ($615.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,850,000 ($117.93)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $484,000 ($8.33)

Owensboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,786,000 ($30.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $5,489,000 ($94.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,236,000 ($1364.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $290,763,000 ($5005.99)

4.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Daviess County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ohio County, KY  0.44% ($29,470 average AGI)
from McLean County, KY  0.32% ($30,073)
from Hancock County, KY  0.26% ($28,303)


4.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Daviess County:

0.03%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ohio County, KY  0.39% ($30,795 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.33% ($38,473)
to Fayette County, KY  0.24% ($28,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Owensboro:

  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WOMI (1490 AM; 1 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owensboro:

  • W246AF (97.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • W219BB (91.7 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMUNITY B/CNG, INC.)
  • WKWC (90.3 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY WESLEYAN COLLEGE)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Owensboro:

  • W12BJ (Channel 12; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Owensboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,450
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 10,678

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Owensboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 256 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Owensboro, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 279 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Owensboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Owensboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED144$101,312248$90,070489$98,90757$40,7164$962,365104$65,0853$61,443
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$90,8926$90,76231$90,6448$40,3712$153,1253$50,0401$49,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$111,56828$67,666192$89,92553$24,0350$032$75,2792$17,965
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$126,30520$96,84478$113,6417$51,8170$04$71,5401$14,080
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$86,6447$76,79026$103,3651$117,0000$04$71,5180$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Owensboro, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$104,77921$122,527
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$84,8008$106,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$96,5384$135,265
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$71,0005$137,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$128,680

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 636
  • Hazardous Condition: 189
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Owensboro


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owensboro, KY

Most common first names in Owensboro, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,08279.0 years
James84470.8 years
William75272.9 years
John51673.7 years
Robert44971.4 years
Charles43171.4 years
Joseph33872.3 years
George30274.7 years
Margaret24979.4 years
Anna24480.4 years
Most common last names in Owensboro, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27375.6 years
Brown22376.3 years
Payne21573.1 years
Johnson21174.3 years
Clark18775.8 years
Jones17874.4 years
Howard15274.3 years
Taylor15076.1 years
Miller14276.4 years
Wilson12875.3 years
Businesses in Owensboro, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Motel 61
Aeropostale1Motherhood Maternity1
American Eagle Outfitters1New Balance1
Applebee's1Nike4
Arby's3Office Depot1
AutoZone3Olive Garden1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster2Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King2Penske2
CVS2PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Suites1RadioShack2
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Curves1Red Lobster1
DHL1Rite Aid4
Dairy Queen3Rue211
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Dennys1SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx8Sears2
GNC2Shoe Carnival1
GameStop3Sleep Inn1
Goodwill1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block4Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's2Staples1
Hobby Lobby1Starbucks3
Holiday Inn1Subway8
Home Depot1Super 81
JCPenney1T-Mobile2
Journeys1T.G.I. Driday's1
KFC2T.J.Maxx1
Kincaid1Taco Bell3
Kmart2Target1
Kohl's1True Value1
Kroger3U-Haul6
Lane Furniture2UPS17
Little Caesars Pizza2Vans1
Long John Silver's4Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walgreens2
Macy's1Walmart2
Marriott2Wendy's2
MasterBrand Cabinets5White Castle1
Maurices1YMCA1
McDonald's5
Browse common businesses in Owensboro, KY


Owensboro on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Donald E. Fraser (12)
  • Robert E. Fisher, Ii (8)
  • Barry Bratcher (5)
  • Steven Neel Ford (4)
  • John R. Timmons (4)
  • Christine M. Stanfel (4)
  • Joseph E. Blazar (3)
  • Steven D. Hume (3)
  • Nobuyuki Matoba (3)
  • Louis G. Kost (3)

Total of 73 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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