In 2017, Bowling Green, KY had a population of 169k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $46,716. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bowling Green, KY grew from 166,401 to 169,250, a 1.71% increase and its median household income grew from $45,356 to $46,716, a 3% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bowling Green, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), White (Hispanic) (1.99%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.83%). N/A% of the people in Bowling Green, KY speak a non-English language, and 95.4% 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 $134,200, and the homeownership rate is 63.1%. Most people in Bowling Green, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bowling Green, KY is 2 cars per household.