Bowling Green, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Bowling Green, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
67,600
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
24.4%
Median Home
$161,000
Median Income
$42,216
Median Rent
$778

Bowling Green SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Bowling Green, KY Crime Report

3,453
Total Crimes
4,959.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
100.24%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bowling Green
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,453 4,959.3 2,114.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 203 291.6 217.1 366.7
Murder 4 5.7 4.9 5.0
Robbery 55 79.0 48.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 81 116.3 128.6 250.2
Property Crime 3,250 4,667.7 1,897.4 2,109.9
Burglary 386 554.4 345.7 340.5
Larceny 2,610 3,748.5 1,323.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 254 364.8 228.2 219.9

Bowling Green, KY Cost Of Living

91
Bowling Green's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Bowling Green Kentucky National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 88 91 100
Health 86 90 100
Housing 76 70 100
Transportation 99 99 100
Utilities 105 98 100

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Rankings for Bowling Green in Kentucky

Map Of Bowling Green, KY

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Population over time in Bowling Green

Year Population % Change
2019 67,600 2.8%
2018 65,731 2.2%
2017 64,302 2.4%
2016 62,824 2.0%
2015 61,617 1.6%
2014 60,660 1.7%
2013 59,618 1.7%
2012 58,632 2.3%
2011 57,323 1.6%
2010 56,407 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bowling Green

White
70.4% (47,586)
African American
12.7% (8,599)
American Indian
0.2% (152)
Asian
4.9% (3,324)
Hawaiian
0.6% (398)
Other
0.2% (126)
Two Or More
3.2% (2,168)
Hispanic
7.8% (5,247)
Race Bowling Green KY USA
White 70.4% 84.6% 60.7%
African American 12.7% 8.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.9% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.8% 3.7% 18.0%

Gender in Bowling Green

Female
51.7% (34,933)
Male
48.3% (32,666)
Gender Bowling Green KY USA
Female 51.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.2% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
6.0% (4,056)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,732)
High School / GED
23.0% (15,548)
Some College
22.0% (14,872)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (6,084)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (12,844)
Master's Degree
9.0% (6,084)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,028)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,352)
Education Bowling Green KY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bowling Green, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
9.9% (671,325)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (556,988)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (846,836)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (775,242)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (1,097,414)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,166,069)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (632,589)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (579,695)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (207,034)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (226,802)
Income Bowling Green KY USA
Less than $10,000 9.9% 8.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 5.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 11.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 4.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 3.9% 7.7%

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