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Pros

-Small town feel
-Low crime rate
-Cost of living

Cons

-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Owensboro Metro Area


An industrial and agricultural center on the Ohio River, Owensboro is the third-largest city in Kentucky. It serves the retail and service needs for a large part of western Kentucky. It is known for a favorable small-business and manufacturing climate.



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Quick Facts About Owensboro


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Owensboro is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Owensboro jobs have Decreased by 1.86 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Owensboro's cost of living is 15.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Owensboro's population is 59,042 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.26 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Owensboro is $102,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Owensboro public schools spend $10,096 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Owensboro.

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LifeLong Resident
I believe that everyone here having trouble making friends is trying to make friends in the wrong crowd. Owensboro is ran by Old Money. If you are trying to break into... (read more)
Maceo
I love living in Maceo. It is only 15-20 minutes from Owensboro. You can see the stars at night. Neighbors are quiet and helpful. If you enjoy being out in nature,... (read more)
Owensboro is a good start for familes but...
I have lived in Owensboro all my life (24 years) It has not been that bad I go to one of the best colleges in town Brescia University. The problem is all of my friends... (read more)
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