Latest Data (2017)
Population 31,820
Nationwide Rank 1198

Quick Facts

Bowling Green, Ohio is the 1,198th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bowling Green, Ohio is a city.

Bowling Green, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Bowling Green had its largest population ever.

Bowling Green, Ohio's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bowling Green, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1188 Lebanon, Tennessee 32,226 57.1%
1189 Eagle Mountain, Utah 32,204 982.1%
1190 Parkland, Florida 32,202 124.1%
1191 Matthews, North Carolina 32,117 39.1%
1192 Juneau city and, Alaska 32,094 4.6%
1193 Dania Beach, Florida 32,030 17.0%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), California 31,918 29.3%
1195 Bangor, Maine 31,903 1.3%
1196 Southlake, Texas 31,824 45.7%
1197 Princeton, New Jersey 31,822 134.7%
1198 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,820 7.2%
1199 Cedar City, Utah 31,806 53.4%
1200 Kaysville, Utah 31,776 55.5%
1201 Petersburg, Virginia 31,750 -5.4%
1202 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,734 -6.9%
1203 Fairbanks, Alaska 31,644 4.8%
1204 West Bend, Wisconsin 31,596 11.4%
1205 Woodstock, Georgia 31,564 180.8%
1206 Liberty, Missouri 31,507 19.5%
1207 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,461 1.3%
1208 Helena, Montana 31,429 19.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
601 Hamilton 62,092 2.4%
635 Springfield 59,208 -10.1%
687 Kettering 55,175 -4.3%
715 Elyria 53,883 -3.8%
763 Lakewood 50,249 -11.0%
775 Newark 49,423 6.6%
779 Cuyahoga Falls 49,247 -0.3%
789 Middletown 48,823 -5.4%
814 Dublin 47,619 50.3%
823 Euclid 47,201 -10.2%
825 Mentor 47,121 -6.3%
829 Beavercreek 46,948 22.2%
839 Mansfield 46,160 -10.7%
854 Strongsville 44,744 1.9%
857 Cleveland Heights 44,562 -12.0%
900 Fairfield 42,566 1.0%
922 Findlay 41,321 5.3%
930 Grove City 41,022 48.3%
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%
1091 Upper Arlington 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna 35,297 8.4%
1103 Brunswick 34,867 3.9%
1105 Stow 34,769 7.1%
1141 Fairborn 33,541 6.5%
1143 North Ridgeville 33,436 49.0%
1152 Mason 33,235 47.8%
1183 Massillon 32,342 2.3%
1187 Westlake 32,297 1.6%
1198 Bowling Green 31,820 7.2%
1202 North Olmsted 31,734 -6.9%
1255 North Royalton 30,294 5.5%
1267 Kent 29,915 6.2%
1352 Garfield Heights 27,835 -9.2%
1368 Shaker Heights 27,440 -6.4%
1410 Wooster 26,618 5.2%
1415 Xenia 26,562 9.2%
1436 Medina 26,190 3.6%
1439 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1450 Troy 25,865 17.0%
1458 Green 25,747 12.2%
1474 Zanesville 25,388 -0.6%
1484 Athens 25,214 17.9%
1497 Riverside 25,094 -7.0%
1517 Sandusky 24,845 -10.7%
1547 Trotwood 24,386 -10.9%
1559 Avon Lake 24,184 31.7%
1578 Marysville 23,912 47.2%
1583 Centerville 23,787 3.2%
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%
1817 Parma Heights 20,053 -7.3%
1821 Miamisburg 19,985 2.1%
1824 Oregon 19,973 3.4%
1832 Norwood 19,870 -7.9%
1837 Painesville 19,813 12.3%
1882 Broadview Heights 19,227 20.1%
1902 Twinsburg 18,959 11.0%
1907 Sylvania 18,941 -0.5%
1908 Whitehall 18,913 -1.4%
1910 Berea 18,850 -0.5%
1927 Forest Park 18,690 -3.6%
1929 Mayfield Heights 18,682 -3.3%
1932 Brook Park 18,626 -12.0%
1934 Springboro 18,610 47.4%
1946 Niles 18,473 -11.5%
1971 Eastlake 18,172 -10.1%
1972 Ashtabula 18,144 -13.2%
1984 Steubenville 18,003 -9.3%
2025 Tallmadge 17,552 6.7%
2027 Tiffin 17,546 -3.2%
2041 New Philadelphia 17,424 1.8%
2045 North Canton 17,290 3.3%
2055 East Cleveland 17,187 -36.7%
2082 Norwalk 16,824 1.3%
2096 Defiance 16,687 0.3%
2099 Mount Vernon 16,659 5.8%
2131 Streetsboro 16,365 32.5%
2143 Fairview Park 16,292 -7.0%
2152 Fremont 16,193 -7.8%
2177 Aurora 15,982 17.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 31,820 1,198
2016 31,588 1,194
2015 31,246 1,196
2014 31,591 1,182
2013 31,802 1,159
2012 31,384 1,154
2011 30,720 1,170
2010 30,028 1,184
2009 28,775 1,224
2008 28,755 1,206
2007 29,201 1,180
2006 29,592 1,161
2005 29,926 1,126
2004 29,850 1,116
2003 29,343 1,129
2002 29,562 1,112
2001 29,710 1,094
2000 29,668 1,081
1990 28,867 964