Bowling Green, Kentucky 

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Population

64,302

+14.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$34,036

Median Home Price

$180,900

Best Places to Live in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Small town/College town - Western Kentucky, 120 miles south of Louisville. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Bowling Green, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Bowling Green, KY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College town amenities
Historic interest
Nearby national park
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Economic cycles
Isolation

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.


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Country: United States
State: Kentucky
County: Warren County
Metro Area: Bowling Green Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Bowling Green
Zip Codes: 42101 42104 42103 42122 42102
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 496 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bowling Green is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bowling Green jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bowling Green's cost of living is 12.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bowling Green's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Warren county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bowling Green's population is 64,302 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 14.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bowling Green is Real Estate: $180,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.

SCHOOLS
Bowling Green public schools spend $8,559 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Bowling Green. More Education



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Housing Market in Bowling Green

It's a good time to buy in Bowling Green. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bowling Green is $180,900.

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Reviews for Bowling Green   7 Reviews
Great place for young familes and retired folks - 5/31/2019
I have lived in Bowling Green 12 years, prior to that I lived in the Terre Haute IN area. Compared to Terre Haute, my husband and I much prefer BG. The winters are much... Read More

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Worst of the worst - 1/29/2018
I was born in BG 62 yrs ago. I left at 17 and returned in 2015. Compared to Texas & the west, BG is the worst. If you like sunshine (I do), it is horrible in BG.... Read More

Never Been Able To Adjust Here - 1/13/2016
I have lived in Bowling Green for almost seven years now. I'm originally from the Oklahoma City/Moore OK area. My husband and I moved here for his job. Honestly,... Read More


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42101 42104 42103 42122 42102

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