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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Owensboro, Kentucky is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Owensboro, Kentucky is more expensive.

Overall, Owensboro, Kentucky cost of living is 84.70.

  COST OF LIVINGOwensboro, KentuckyUnited States
  Overall  85100
  Grocery  95100
  Health  100100
  Housing  55100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  100100

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I've lived in Owensboro for much of my life and yes you do have to know someone to get a decent job here. It doesn't matter if you're an outsider or an insider. The... (read more)
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Be Carefull when driving in Owensboro
If you live in Owensboro or move to Owensboro be Carefull when driving in this town. People do not stop for stop signs or traffic signals. If people do stop at the stop... (read more)
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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)
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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