According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bowling Green has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Kentucky, Bowling Green has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 89.
The standard of living in Bowling Green ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Bowling Green ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.
|Living Expense||Bowling Green||Kentucky||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Bowling Green||Hendersonville, TN||57,083||101||1.1x||Gallatin, TN||38,156||94||1.0x||Central, LA||29,107||100||1.1x||Goodlettsville, TN||16,870||96||1.1x||Portland, TN||12,729||90||1.0x||White House, TN||11,843||95||1.0x||Walnut Grove, WA||9,907||118||1.3x||Franklin, KY||8,835||85||0.9x||Greenbrier, TN||6,818||90||1.0x||Millersville, TN||6,350||92||1.0x|