Owensboro, KY
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Living in Owensboro

Owensboro is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 60,183 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Owensboro is the third largest community in Kentucky.

Owensboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Owensboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owensboro who work in office and administrative support (12.04%), sales jobs (9.94%), and management occupations (7.15%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.46 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Owensboro citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.62% of adults in Owensboro have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Owensboro in 2018 was $27,780, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,120 for a family of four. However, Owensboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Owensboro is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Owensboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Owensboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Owensboro include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Owensboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.