Owen County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Owenton and the largest city is Owenton. The Official Web Site is located at http://owencountyky.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,645 and the 2010 census population was 10,838. The land area is 351.10 square miles and there are 30.9 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 84.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $96,800, there are 4,601 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,991, the median household income is $41,009, and 16.2% of the persons in Owen County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 790. Retail sales (in $1000) were $43,191, and sales per capita were $3,805.
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