Owensboro Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Owensboro, KY

General Owensboro Information

State: Kentucky

County: Daviess County

Close cities: Sorgho, KY, Habit, KY, Stanley, KY, Moseleyville, KY, Thruston, KY, Lewisport, KY, Maceo, KY, Calhoun, KY, Owensboro, KY, Masonville, KY, Philpot, KY, Utica, KY

Owensboro Population (census data)
Total 55,398 (+2.2% since 2000)
Male 25,864 (46.7%)
Female 29,534 (53.3%)

Population Density: 3,179 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.3 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1850

Land Area: 17.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,429

Zip Codes: 42304, 42302, 42303, and 42301.

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Owensboro Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.0%)
  • German (13.3%)
  • Irish (11.6%)
  • English (11.2%)
  • French (2.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.7%)

Local Owensboro Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Evansville, Western Kentucky University

Owensboro School Information

High Schools
Apollo High School (2280 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
Collegiate High School at Owensboro Community and Technical Coll (1501 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Daviess County High School (4255 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Owensboro High School (1800 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Middle Schools
College View Middle School (5061 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Daviess County Middle School (1415 E Fourth Street, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
F T Burns Middle School (4610 Goetz Drive, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
Owensboro Middle School (1300 Booth Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Elementary Schools
Audubon Elementary School (300 Worthington Road, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
Burns Elementary School (4514 Goetz Drive, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
Country Heights Elementary School (4961 Kentucky 54, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Cravens Elementary School (2741 Cravens Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Deer Park Elementary School (4959 New Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
East View Elementary School (6104 KY Highway 405, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Estes Elementary School (1675 Leitchfield Road, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Owensboro Independent District)
Foust Elementary School (601 Foust Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Highland Elementary School (2909 Kentucky 54, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Meadow Lands Elementary School (3500 Hayden Road, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Daviess County District)
Newton Parrish Elementary School (510 Byers Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42303 - Owensboro Independent District)
Owensboro 5-6 Elementary Center (2631 South Griffith Avenue, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Sorgho Elementary School (5390 KY Highway 56, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
Sutton Elementary School (2060 Lewis Lane, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Owensboro Independent District)
Tamarack Elementary School (1733 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)
West Louisville Elementary School (9661 KY Highway 56, Owensboro, KY, 42301 - Daviess County District)

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