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  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Owensboro is a town in Kentucky with a population of 59,536. Owensboro is in Daviess County. Living in Owensboro offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Owensboro and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Owensboro are above average.

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About Owensboro...
Population
59,536

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$769
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    109.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    54.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    595.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,117.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    332.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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