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Overview
Population:57,361
Pop. Change:5%
State: Kentucky
Metro Area: Owensboro Metro Area
County: Daviess County
City:Owensboro
Zip Code:42301, 42303, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Owensboro's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Owensboro Metro Area

Profile: Small river town  Location: Northwestern Kentucky along the Ohio River, 100 miles west of Louisville Elevation: 406 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Owensboro, Kentucky

As of 2014, Owensboro's population is 57,361 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.45 percent.

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The median home cost in Owensboro is $102,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Owensboro's cost of living is 16.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Owensboro public schools spend $11,099 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Owensboro.

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The unemployment rate in Owensboro is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Owensboro jobs have Increased by 0.15 percent.


Ranked #40 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #73 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
Ranked #303 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #362 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Owensboro

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Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Owensboro's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes