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2020 Compare Cities Housing:
Allentown, PA vs Bowling Green, KY

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Bowling Green is 46.9% older than the median age of a home in Allentown.
- Homes are 5.4% more expensive likely to be rented in Bowling Green than in Allentown.

Housing
 Allentown, PABowling Green, KYUnited States
 643440
 $133,100$180,900$231,200
 6.0%5.2%6.7%
 29.2%29.2%35.6%
 -0.7%25.6%27.4%
 $22.5$8.7$11.8
 39.7%35.6%56.0%
 8.4%9.8%12.2%
 51.8%54.6%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Allentown, PABowling Green, KYUnited States
 $1,205$1,172$1,470
 $702$656$821
 $848$674$930
 $1,078$854$1,148
 $1,397$1,134$1,537
 $1,457$1,498$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Allentown, PABowling Green, KYUnited States
 4.4%3.5%2.1%
 0.3%0.3%0.5%
 1.3%0.4%1.0%
 0.3%0.3%0.5%
 0.5%0.8%4.0%
 1.5%4.5%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Allentown, PABowling Green, KYUnited States
 2.1%6.5%3.5%
 0.9%2.2%3.1%
 4.6%2.7%3.9%
 7.7%7.8%5.4%
 16.5%6.9%6.3%
 32.6%25.7%14.7%
 22.7%19.4%14.6%
 8.8%15.3%18.7%
 2.3%5.9%11.0%
 0.8%3.7%6.2%
 0.4%2.5%7.0%
 0.1%0.4%2.7%
 0.3%0.8%1.5%
 0.0%0.1%0.5%
 0.1%0.0%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Allentown, PABowling Green, KYUnited States
 0.3%1.5%0.9%
 1.5%4.0%2.3%
 5.5%20.9%14.5%
 3.6%14.6%14.0%
 5.0%12.8%13.6%
 11.3%14.9%15.5%
 3.6%14.6%14.0%
 16.7%7.8%10.5%
 8.3%4.3%5.1%
 36.9%6.6%12.9%

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Reviews for Allentown    23 Reviews
Lots to do here - 5/21/2015
This is a beautiful place, kept clean by weekly street sweeping. A multitude of parks exist including the exceptional Rose Garden and sports fields, and people use them... Read More

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weather - 12/6/2010
If you like the changing seasons this is the place for you. In the summer it can get to the upper 90's. Winters are frigid with some heavy... Read More

Great Place to Live - 4/26/2009
Allentown is a great place to live and raise a family. We have lived in in a historic house in center city for the last 12 years and just love it. We have two children... Read More

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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ZIPS IN ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA
18102 18103 18104 18109 18101 18105
ZIPS IN BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY
42101 42104 42103 42122 42102

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