U.S. Beacon July 19, 2024

Owensboro, KY

Daviess County, Kentucky

Latitude: 37.757748     Longitude: -87.118390
Population 55,459 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2158620, place: Owensboro city, Kentucky)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 12,822 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 980 (7.64%)
Kindergarten: 788 (6.15%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 5,625 (43.87%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,964 (23.12%)
College or graduate school: 2,465 (19.22%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 35,988 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,871 (7.98%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 4,855 (13.49%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 12,479 (34.68%)
Some college, no degree: 7,468 (20.75%)
Associate degree: 1,919 (5.33%)
Bachelor's degree: 4,042 (11.23%)
Graduate or professional degree: 2,354 (6.54%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 78.5%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 43,458 (100%)
Never married: 10,128 (23.31%)
Now married, except separated: 22,599 (52%)
Separated: 732 (1.68%)
Total Widowed: 3,876 (8.92%)
Widowed Female: 3,361 (7.73%)
Total Divorced: 6,123 (14.09%)
Divorced Female: 3,455 (7.95%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 691 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 393 (56.87%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 41,220 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 6,423 (15.58%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 11,678 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,132 (9.69%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 29,612 (100%)
--With a disability: 7,120 (24.04%)
----Percent employed: 51.2%
--No disability: 22,492 (75.96%)
----Percent employed: 79.5%
Population 65 years and over: 8,155 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,998 (49.03%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 50,545 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 25,660 (50.77%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 24,626 (48.72%)
--Same county: 17,344 (34.31%)
--Different county: 7,282 (14.41%)
----Same state: 3,616 (7.15%)
----Different state: 3,666 (7.25%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 259 (0.51%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 54,138 (100%)
Native: 53,493 (98.81%)
--Born in United States: 53,235 (100%)
----State of residence: 41,860 (77.32%)
----Different state: 11,375 (21.01%)
--Born outside United States: 258 (0.48%)
Foreign born: 645 (1.19%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 315 (0.58%)
--Naturalized citizen: 273 (0.5%)
--Not a citizen: 372 (0.69%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 645 (100%)
Europe: 147 (22.79%)
Asia: 269 (41.71%)
Africa: 29 (4.5%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 173 (26.82%)
Northern America: 27 (4.19%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 50,545 (100%)
English only: 48,815 (96.58%)
Language other than English: 1,730 (3.42%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 616 (1.22%)
--Spanish: 853 (1.69%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 432 (0.85%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 728 (1.44%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 131 (0.26%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 121 (0.24%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 53 (0.1%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 54,138 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 43,102% (79.62%)
Arab: 22 (0.04%)
Czech: 94 (0.17%)
Danish: 36 (0.07%)
Dutch: 498 (0.92%)
English: 6,076 (11.22%)
French (except Basque): 1,112 (2.05%)
French Canadian: 69 (0.13%)
German: 7,166 (13.24%)
Greek: 96 (0.18%)
Hungarian: 36 (0.07%)
Irish: 6,276 (11.59%)
Italian: 489 (0.9%)
Lithuanian: 20 (0.04%)
Norwegian: 98 (0.18%)
Polish: 325 (0.6%)
Portuguese: 39 (0.07%)
Russian: 60 (0.11%)
Scotch-Irish: 935 (1.73%)
Scottish: 834 (1.54%)
Slovak: 13 (0.02%)
Subsaharan African: 164 (0.3%)
Swedish: 180 (0.33%)
Swiss: 95 (0.18%)
Ukrainian: 9 (0.02%)
United States or American: 10,253 (18.94%)
Welsh: 283 (0.52%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 11 (0.02%)
Other ancestries: 7,813 (14.43%)

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