In 2017, Bowling Green, KY had a population of 64.3k people with a median age of 27.2 and a median household income of $39,901. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bowling Green, KY grew from 62,824 to 64,302, a 2.35% increase and its median household income grew from $37,183 to $39,901, a 7.31% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bowling Green, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.88%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.68%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%). N/A% of the people in Bowling Green, KY speak a non-English language, and 90.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bowling Green, KY are Western Kentucky University (4,364 degrees awarded in 2017), Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (1,986 degrees), and PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green (165 degrees).
The median property value in Bowling Green, KY is $145,500, and the homeownership rate is 39.4%. Most people in Bowling Green, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bowling Green, KY is 2 cars per household.