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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 493,105 494,508 495,272 496,711 497,330  
  Daviess County 97,886 98,311 98,416 99,333 99,674  
 Owensboro58,20858,44258,51259,08859,273 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Daviess County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 21,668 21.7 101,254 20.4  
  16-24 10,797 10.8 56,127 11.3  
  25-44 24,510 24.6 123,413 24.8  
  45-64 26,334 26.4 133,603 26.9  
  65-84 14,132 14.2 72,065 14.5  
  85 and older 2,233 2.2 10,868 2.2  
  Median Age 38.8   39.7    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Daviess County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 91,100 91.4 450,651 90.6  
  Black or African American 4,908 4.9 29,343 5.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 128 0.1 1,302 0.3  
  Asian 1,387 1.4 5,952 1.2  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 145 0.1 489 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 2,006 2.0 9,593 1.9  
  Hispanic Origin 2,898 2.9 12,546 2.5  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Daviess County 102,033 104,517 106,676 108,502  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Daviess County $34,871 $40,032 14.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,962- $41,501 $31,472- $48,593    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Daviess County 38,536 2.48 $45,989  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.