Owenton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,533 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Owenton is the 235th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Owenton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Owenton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Owenton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Owenton who work in office and administrative support (11.74%), sales jobs (10.29%), and food service (6.59%).
The overall crime rate in Owenton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Owenton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Owenton, just 6.52% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Owenton in 2018 was $19,558, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,232 for a family of four.
The people who call Owenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Owenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Owenton include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Owenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.