Latest Data (2016)
Population 65,234
Nationwide Rank 553

Quick Facts

Bowling Green, Kentucky is the 553rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Bowling Green, Kentucky is a city.

Bowling Green, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Bowling Green had its largest population ever.

Bowling Green, Kentucky is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Bowling Green, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
543 Eagan, Minnesota 66,428 4.2%
544 North Little Rock, Arkansas 66,278 9.3%
545 Bayonne, New Jersey 66,238 7.1%
546 Ames, Iowa 66,191 29.9%
547 Mansfield, Texas 65,631 130.9%
548 Harlingen, Texas 65,539 11.4%
549 Alpharetta, Georgia 65,338 40.1%
550 Laguna Niguel, California 65,328 3.9%
551 San Clemente, California 65,309 29.1%
552 Conway, Arkansas 65,300 49.5%
553 Bowling Green, Kentucky 65,234 31.7%
554 Tamarac, Florida 65,199 16.5%
555 Shawnee, Kansas 65,194 34.0%
556 Rogers, Arkansas 65,021 62.9%
557 Schenectady, New York 64,913 5.1%
558 East Orange, New Jersey 64,789 -7.1%
559 Lodi, California 64,641 12.4%
560 Buckeye, Arizona 64,629 562.3%
561 West Des Moines, Iowa 64,560 36.8%
562 Santa Cruz, California 64,465 15.4%
563 Madera, California 64,444 47.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
553 Bowling Green 65,234 31.7%
625 Owensboro 59,273 9.2%
924 Covington 40,797 -5.0%
1102 Richmond 34,652 25.0%
1137 Georgetown 33,440 80.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 65,234 553
2015 63,616 567
2014 62,479 568
2013 61,488 571
2012 60,600 579
2011 59,511 584
2010 58,067 592
2009 56,598 600
2008 55,636 604
2007 54,659 617
2006 54,095 613
2005 53,043 619
2004 51,832 635
2003 51,291 633
2002 50,487 638
2001 49,989 635
2000 49,528 631
1990 42,278 635