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People

Total Population 1,688
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 652
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 39%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5%
Median Earnings25+ $26,680
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,193
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,042

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,788
% Above Poverty Level 75.3%
% Below Poverty Level 24.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.1%
Median Gross Rent $439
Median House Value $82,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Owenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 42 miles NW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Owen
Standard Zip Codes 40359
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.536
Longitude -84.841

Owenton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WARSAW MARKLAND DAM
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station VEVAY
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station FALMOUTH
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Owenton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wheatley (40359)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corinth 231 $0
Glencoe 471 $51,458
Monterey 84 $54,167
Sanders 274 $48,125
Sparta 284 $42,500
Worthville 227 $41,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Owenton Public Libraries

Library
Owen County Public Library
118 NORTH MAIN STREET
Owenton, Kentucky
(502) 484-3450

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Owenton Hospitals

NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC
(Proprietary)
330 ROLAND AVE
(502) 484-2771
Emergency Service: Yes

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Owenton High Schools

OWEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
2340 HWY 22 E
502-484-5509
Serves 557 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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