Owenton is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,550 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Owenton is the 235th largest community in Kentucky.
When you are in Owenton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.12% of Owenton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Owenton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owenton who work in office and administrative support (17.53%), management occupations (9.86%), and food service (7.98%).
As is often the case in a small city, Owenton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Owenton have a very low rate of college education: just 6.36% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Owenton in 2010 was $18,003, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,012 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 German, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Owenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.