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


-Arts and culture

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.


Quick Facts About Owensboro

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Owensboro's cost of living is 16.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Owensboro's population is 57,361 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.45 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Owensboro is $102,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.30 percent.
    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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re: LifeLong Resident - 11/22/2010
Funny how Bowling Green, KY is only 60 miles to the South, yet it is easy to make friends, has a booming economy, and has good employment. I didn't think a difference... (read more)
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)
re: An "outsiders" perspective - 8/1/2008
I feel your pain. Moved here last summer. Husband is originally from here. We moved here because we were hit so hard with fall of economy-husband and I both artists... (read more)
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