Bowling Green Warren County, Kentucky

Bowling Green: City in Kentucky

About

Bowling Green is a city located in the county of Warren in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 58,067 and a population density of 581 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,631 inhabitants.

The city was created 224 years ago in 1797.

Bowling Green Quick Facts

Population : 70,631 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Warren County
Postal code : 42101–42104
Phone Area Codes : 364, 270
Area : 99.93 km2
Altitude : 5,469 feet / 1667 meters
Capital city : Bowling Green is capital of Warren County
Establishment : January 01, 1798 (224 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:35:33 (25th May 2022)
Density : 707 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.79% (2010-2020)
Bowling Green locator map
Location of Bowling Green on Kentucky map.
Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green  Kentucky 2008 image
Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green Kentucky 2008
Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green  Kentucky 2008 image

Geography

Bowling Green is located at 36°59'25"N 86°26'37"W (36.9903200, -86.4436000).

Bowling Green map

Demographics

The population of Bowling Green increased by 17.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 58,067 - census
2011 60,357 3.79% estimation process
2012 61,294 1.53% estimation process
2013 62,698 2.24% estimation process
2014 63,528 1.31% estimation process
2015 64,940 2.17% estimation process
2016 66,087 1.74% estimation process
2017 67,866 2.62% estimation process
2018 68,633 1.12% estimation process
2019 70,543 2.71% estimation process
2020 70,631 0.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 15,332
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,947
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 16,487
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,135
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 20.5%
Female persons, % : 50.9%
White only, percent : 89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 721
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 90.5%

Bowling Green zip code is 42101. County name: Warren, County fips: 21227

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $244,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,791
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $763
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,438
2015-2019 Households : 6,016
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,522
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 65,355
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,094
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 101,672
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,419
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $104,848
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $47,912
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,811
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,138
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 513
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,624
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,589
2010 population per square mile : 4,965.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.25

People born in Bowling Green (71)

People born in Bowling Green, including actor Romaine Fielding, movie film actress and director Lisa Sparks, actor Francis McDonald, .

List

  • Sam Bush (American musician) he was born in 13/04/1952
  • Bill Pope (Cinematographer known for his work on Sam Raimi's films and The Matrix trilogy.) he was born in 19/06/1952
  • Hillbilly Jim (American professional wrestler) he was born in 05/07/1952
  • Thomas Lilbourne Anderson (American politician (1808-1885)) he was born in 08/12/1808
  • William Huston Natcher (Democratic congressman, serving in the United States House of Representatives from 1953 to 1994) he was born in 11/09/1909
  • Rex Chapman (American basketball player) he was born in 05/10/1967
  • Hank Duncan (American musician) he was born in 26/10/1894
  • John Edward Halsell (American politician (1826-1899)) he was born in 11/09/1826
  • Matthew Shultz (American singer) he was born in 23/10/1983
  • Ben Keith (American musician) he was born in 06/03/1937
  • Corey Hart (American baseball player) he was born in 24/03/1982
  • Duncan Hines (American writer and food critic) he was born in 26/03/1880
  • Deborah Renshaw (American racing driver) she was born in 28/10/1975
  • Ann-Blair Thornton (American beauty pageant) she was born in 05/10/1989
  • Ben Bailey (comedian, television personality and game show host) he was born in 30/10/1970
  • Bill Miner (American outlaw) he was born in 01/01/1847
  • Brian Rose (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 19/10/1979
  • Chris Turner (American baseball player) he was born in 23/03/1969

Schools in Bowling Green

College & universities near Bowling Green, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157951 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green (KY) 42101-1000
156310 PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42101
156338 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Bowling Green (KY) 42101-3601
480550 Ross Medical Education Center-Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42104
363439 Hussian College-Daymar College Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42101

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bowling Green, KY

Code Name Address Type
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Bowling Green

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bowling Green Finance Station Post Office Bowling Green (KY) 42101
Bowling Green Post Office Bowling Green (KY) 42104
Rockfield Post Office Rockfield (KY) 42274
Alvaton Post Office Alvaton (KY) 42122
Oakland Post Office Oakland (KY) 42159

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Warren County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Warren County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Smiths Grove 817 Human settlement in Warren County, Kentucky, United States of America
Plum Springs 542 City in Warren County, Kentucky, United States
Woodburn 372 City in Kentucky, USA
Oakland 217 City in Warren County, Kentucky, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Bowling Green distances to largest Kentucky cities