Bowling Green Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Bowling Green Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
70,543

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
14.9%
18 - 24:
25.0%
25 - 34:
15.4%
35 - 54:
19.3%
55 - 64:
8.6%
Over 65 Years:
11.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
18.4%
18.4%
High School Graduates
85.4%
85.4%
College Graduated
32.6%
32.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Bowling Green
$24,083
$24,083
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Bowling Green
$42,216
$42,216
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.4%

Employment Industries in Bowling Green

 
Retail
15.3%
15.3%
Manufacturing
15.0%
15.0%
Healthcare
12.2%
12.2%
Accommodation
12.1%
12.1%
Education
11.1%
11.1%
Transportation
4.9%
4.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.7%
4.7%
Construction
4.1%
4.1%
Other
3.8%
3.8%
Wholesale
3.3%
3.3%
Administration
3.1%
3.1%
Finance
2.3%
2.3%
Arts
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
70.4%
70.4%
Black Or African American
12.7%
12.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
4.9%
4.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.6%
0.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.8%
7.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.1%
10.1%
Irish
9.8%
9.8%
English
7.8%
7.8%
Scottish
3.0%
3.0%
Italian
2.8%
2.8%
Yugoslavian
1.9%
1.9%
European
1.9%
1.9%
Scots-Irish
1.7%
1.7%
French
1.7%
1.7%
Polish
1.5%
1.5%
British
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Somalian
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Other Arab
0.5%
0.5%
Danish
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
83.8%
83.8%
Spanish
5.6%
5.6%
Serbo-Croatian
2.6%
2.6%
Other Asian languages
2.1%
2.1%
Arabic
1.3%
1.3%
African languages
1.0%
1.0%
Slavic languages
0.9%
0.9%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Pacific Island languages
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Bowling Green Residents:
12.8%