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-College town amenities
-Historic interest
-Nearby national park


-Hot, humid summers
-Economic cycles

What Bert Has To Say About Bowling Green Metro Area

Bowling Green, located along I-65 20 miles north of the Tennessee border, has a diverse economic and cultural base. Best known as the city where the Chevrolet Corvette is built, this pleasant, small town is also home to the 15,000 students of Western Kentucky University. Other prominent employers include Holley Performance Products (carburetors) and Fruit of the Loom, and the town is a center for a wide and diverse agricultural region. Downtown is modest and attractive with a classic main street and numerous historic homes and Civil War sites. The outskirts east towards I-65 have grown rapidly and bring some typical “strip” and freeway sprawl.


  • Profile: Small town/College town
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 496
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Bowling Green
  • Zip Codes: Bowling Green (zip 42104)

Quick Facts About Bowling Green

    The unemployment rate in Bowling Green (zip 42104) is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bowling Green (zip 42104) jobs have Increased by 1.40 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bowling Green (zip 42104)'s cost of living is 4.80% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bowling Green (zip 42104)'s population is 30,763 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.96 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bowling Green (zip 42104) is $165,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.70 percent.
    Bowling Green (zip 42104) public schools spend $11,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18 students per teacher in Bowling Green (zip 42104).

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