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, 2017)


Total Population 21,455
Daytime Population: Workers 11,061
Daytime Population: Residents 11,020
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,081
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 21,316
Population in Familes 17,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $61,549
Average Household Income $88,766
Per Capita Income $36,225


Total Housing Units 9,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,928 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,797 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 514 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $209,433
Average Home Value $265,359


Total Households 8,725
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 5,765
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.71% 1.62%
Households 1.74% 1.62%
Families 1.6% 1.54%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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

The table below compares 42103 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 71 91st
Population Density # 113 85th
Diversity Index # 93 88th
Median Household Income # 54 93rd
Per Capita Income # 29 96th

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