Living in Bowling Green, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Bowling Green SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Bowling Green, KY Crime Report

3,520
Total Crimes
5,156.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
100.76%
Above National Average

Bowling Green, KY Cost Of Living

91
Bowling Green's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Bowling Green, Kentucky Info Snack

Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. As of 2016, its population of 65,234 made it the third most-populous city in the state after Louisville and Lexington; its metropolitan area had an estimated population of 165,732; and the combined statistical area it shares with Glasgow has an estimated population of 218,870.
Population
65,731
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$153,600
Median Income
$41,516
Median Rent
$756

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Rankings for Bowling Green in Kentucky

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Population over time in Bowling Green

Year Population % Change
2017 65,731 2.2%
2016 64,302 2.4%
2015 62,824 2.0%
2014 61,617 1.6%
2013 60,660 1.7%
2012 59,618 1.7%
2011 58,632 2.3%
2010 57,323 1.6%
2009 56,407 -
Crime/100k Bowling Green KY USA
Violent Crime 304.7 211.9 368.9
Murder 8.8 5.5 5.0
Robbery 93.7 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 115.7 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 4851.5 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 606.4 384.7 376.0
Larceny 3927.2 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 317.9 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Bowling Green

White
70.5% (46,338)
African American
12.9% (8,495)
American Indian
0.2% (110)
Asian
5.4% (3,537)
Hawaiian
0.5% (326)
Other
0.1% (82)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,894)
Hispanic
7.5% (4,949)
Race Bowling Green KY USA
White 70.5% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 12.9% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Bowling Green, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
10.3% (674,819)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (551,111)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (840,941)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (774,057)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (1,010,325)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (1,198,470)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (645,183)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (538,604)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (165,850)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (173,734)
Income Bowling Green KY USA
Less than $10,000 10.3% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Bowling Green

Female
51.3% (33,695)
Male
48.7% (32,036)
Gender Bowling Green KY USA
Female 51.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bowling Green for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (5,258)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,601)
High School / GED
25.0% (16,432)
Some College
21.0% (13,803)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,258)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (11,831)
Master's Degree
9.0% (5,915)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,314)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,314)
Education Bowling Green KY USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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