Bowling Green, KY 42103 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowling Green, KY 42103

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 466
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,915
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 926
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.963, Longitude -86.37
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bowling Green, KY 42103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,943
Population in Households 20,806
Population in Familes 16,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density1 295
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 8,486
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 5,607
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,704 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,782 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $206,034
Average Home Value $257,148


Median Household Income $58,656
Average Household Income $83,523
Per Capita Income $33,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.51%
Households 1.48% 1.48%
Families 1.29% 1.37%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bowling Green, KY 42103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42103 to the other 755 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 90th
Population Density1 # 113 85th
Diversity Index2 # 94 88th
Median Household Income # 56 93rd
Per Capita Income # 30 96th

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