The City of Bowling Green is the 4th largest city in Kentucky with a population of 63,276 as of July 1, 2016. Bowling Green ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bowling Green is located at latitude 36.9709 and longitude -86.4385 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bowling Green (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.
The City of Bowling Green (GNIS ID: 2403903) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bowling Green is located within Bowling Green Division of Warren County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bowling Green population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bowling Green: Bowlinggreen.
|Population in Households||57,160|
|Population in Familes||38,684|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6,116|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||27,178 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,798 (36.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||15,142 (55.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,238 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$146,503|
|Average Home Value||$186,825|
|Median Household Income||$36,263|
|Average Household Income||$53,570|
|Per Capita Income||$21,990|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
The table below compares Bowling Green to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 4||99th|
|Population Density1||# 144||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 23||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 338||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 240||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.