Owenton, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 1,671 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.5%
 
Males: 767  (46.0%)
Females: 904  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40359.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $45,126 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Owenton:

$45,126
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,566 (it was $14,955 in 2000)

Owenton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $130,423 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Owenton:

$130,423
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $139,695; detached houses: $153,583; mobile homes: $29,645

Median gross rent in 2022: $600.

March 2022 cost of living index in Owenton: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 17.8%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Owenton, KY (2022)
    • 1,53493.4%White alone
    • 452.7%Two or more races
    • 281.7%Black alone
    • 251.5%Hispanic
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Owenton, Kentucky as of April 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Owenton is 61 to 1.


Crime rates in Owenton by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(67.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(134.6)
2
(150.7)
6
(449.1)
10
(750.8)
6
(389.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(198.5)
4
(257.7)
1
(65.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(129.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(67.3)
9
(678.2)
12
(898.2)
15
(1,126)
11
(714.3)
10
(656.2)
9
(595.6)
6
(386.6)
4
(259.9)
4
(259.6)
2
(129.4)
3
(195.6)
2
(129.4)
1
(63.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(134.6)
1
(75.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(150.2)
2
(129.9)
2
(131.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(130.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index36.343.789.8109.666.236.751.038.714.910.45.231.314.22.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Owenton, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 5 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Kentucky average:

1.89
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Ancestries: American (29.8%), Irish (17.7%), Scottish (16.1%), German (8.6%), English (5.2%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/18/1828

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 747 people per square mile   (low).

Owenton, Kentucky map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $899 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $888 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (39.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gratz, KY (2.7 miles),
New Liberty, KY (2.8 miles ),
Monterey, KY (2.8 miles),
Monterey-New Columbus, KY (3.0 miles ),
Sanders, KY (3.2 miles ),
Sparta, KY (3.3 miles ),
Glencoe, KY (3.5 miles ),
Worthville, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 84.84 W

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Owenton, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Owenton, KY in 2022
Owenton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $99,200
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $99,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $83,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Owenton, KY residents
Average permit cost in Owenton, KY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.4%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in Owenton, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Owenton, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Owenton, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Owenton, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 48.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.7
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Owenton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Owenton city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owenton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Owenton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city 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 165.6 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) earthquake occurred 164.2 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 Owen County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Owenton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Owenton:

  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (330 ROLAND AV)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 330 ROLAND AVENUE)
  • THREE RIVERS DISTRICT HHA (510 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • OWEN CO MEMORIAL HOSP (330 ROLAND AV)
  • OWENTON MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (905 HWY 127 NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in Owenton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owenton:

  • Kentucky State University (about 24 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • University of Kentucky (about 40 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 40 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 41 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

Public high school in Owenton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Owenton:

See full list of schools located in Owenton

Library in Owenton:

  • OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $546,572; Location: 118 NORTH MAIN STREET; 21,989 books; 1,482 audio materials; 1,483 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Owen County Elementary houses grades 03-05. Owen County Primary houses grades Pre-K - 02

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Owenton: Owenton Volunteer Fire Department (A), Owen County Life Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Owenton Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Forsee Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Perry Park Resort Hotel (595 Springport Ferry Road), Perry Park Golf Resort - Professional Shop (595 Springport Ferry Road), Perry Park Golf Resort - Main Office (595 Springport Ferry Road).

Courts: Kentucky State - Courts- Court Of Justice- Circuit Clerk (75 Duke Avenue), Kentucky State - Courts- Court Of Justice- Pretrial (75 Duke Avenue), Kentucky State - Courts- Court Of Justice- District Court (75 Duke Avenue).

Birthplace of: Dale Roberts (baseball) - Baseball player.

Owen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Owenton in 2000:

  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Owenton (2011 data):

  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: First Farmers Bank And Trust Company at 127 North Thomas Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/11: Bank assets: $116.3 mil, Deposits: $91.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lea M. Mcmullan Trust
  • Peoples Bank & Trust Company: at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.7 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Owenton Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Owenton:

Marital status in Owenton, KY
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Owenton:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Kentucky average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Owenton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Owenton, KY (based on Owen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,46328
Mainline Protestant4956
Catholic2001
Other-1
None4,683-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Owen County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Owen County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Owen County:

18.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Owenton:

51.8%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.8%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Owenton:

18.4%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Owenton:

10.8%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Owenton:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Owenton:

34.8%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Owenton, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$16,063$64,2520$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$664
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$7,810
Totals for Government 3$16,063$64,25213$8,475
Businesses in Owenton, KY
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1McDonald's1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Owenton:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owenton:

  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Owenton:

  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Owenton fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 2019 11:11 AM, Us-127, Main St, Lat: 38.534800, Lon: -84.836225, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 2017 06:31 PM, W Seminary St, Roland Ave, Lat: 38.536456, Lon: -84.841703, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 22, 2009 05:46 AM, Sr-1287, Lat: 38.534756, Lon: -84.834431, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 2007 10:00 PM, Sr-22, Lat: 38.534053, Lon: -84.847861, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 11, 2006 06:35 AM, Sr-22, Lat: 38.536170, Lon: -84.835980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 2005 02:55 PM, Sr-22, Madison St., Lat: 38.535900, Lon: -84.837780, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1983 03:50 AM, 127, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.7mTotal length
  • 677Total average daily traffic
  • 593Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Owenton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Owenton, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Owenton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MEREDITH EARL L VANGRANSVGN RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47880, N47880, N-47880, Serial Number: 2500, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Paresh D Merchant, 430 Eagle View Ln, Owenton, KY 40359
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6374W, N6374W, N-6374W, Serial Number: 28-20437, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher T Ellington, 50 Green Acres Rd, Owenton, KY 40359

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 67. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 139 took place in 2011, and the least - 22 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Owenton, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (29.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Owenton, KY
    • 62354.9%Structure Fires
    • 33829.8%Outside Fires
    • 918.0%Other
    • 837.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owenton, KY
Most common first names in Owenton, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6779.2 years
William6274.3 years
James6071.3 years
John5873.6 years
Robert5170.4 years
Charles2273.5 years
Raymond1978.3 years
George1876.6 years
Roy1876.2 years
Frances1780.1 years
Most common last names in Owenton, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5374.7 years
Wainscott3382.2 years
Johnson3177.2 years
Obanion2979.2 years
Gaines2675.8 years
Perkins2674.6 years
Cobb2577.2 years
Osborne2574.8 years
Stewart2473.3 years
Kemper2379.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Owenton, KY
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Owenton, KY
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Owenton compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Owenton on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kenneth Lee Brinkley (2)
  • Christopher T. Ellington (1)
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  • Curtis Sigretto (1)
  • Keith James King (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2024.