Bowling Green, Kentucky 

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Economy in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green has an unemployment rate of 4.9%. The US average is 3.7%.

Bowling Green has seen the job market increase by 2.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 46.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Bowling Green
- The Sales Tax Rate for Bowling Green is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Bowling Green is 9.2%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Bowling Green
- The average income of a Bowling Green resident is $19,489 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Bowling Green resident is $34,036 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBowling Green, KentuckyUnited States
  4.9%3.7%
  2.6%1.6%
  46.4%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  8.4%4.6%
  $21,427$31,177
  $39,901$57,652
  $51,599$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.9%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  3.7%6.2%
  15.2%10.4%
  2.1%2.7%
  14.2%11.6%
  4.4%4.1%
  0.2%0.9%
  2.2%2.1%
  2.2%4.7%
  1.3%1.9%
  3.2%6.7%
  0.4%0.1%
  4.5%4.3%
  13.6%9.3%
  11.3%13.8%
  2.4%2.2%
  12.3%7.4%
  3.8%4.9%
  2.0%4.8%
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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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    ZIP CODES IN BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY
    42101 42104 42103 42122 42102

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