Owensboro, KY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 24,361 housing units in Owensboro. This represents a 5.6% growth from 23,074 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,361 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Owensboro is about 60.4%. Owensboro's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.6%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Owensboro were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms28.20%
Three Bedrooms42%
Four Bedrooms10.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$76,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$70,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$330

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage48.10%
Debt Free37.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%