Latest Data (2018)
Population 31,578
Nationwide Rank 1218

Quick Facts

Bowling Green, Ohio is the 1,218th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Bowling Green, Ohio is a city.

Bowling Green, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Bowling Green had its largest population ever.

Bowling Green, Ohio's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bowling Green, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1208 Harker Heights, Texas 31,857 80.1%
1209 Weatherford, Texas 31,836 64.3%
1210 Liberty, Missouri 31,779 20.5%
1211 Dover, New Hampshire 31,771 17.8%
1212 Alamogordo, New Mexico 31,701 -9.8%
1213 Savage, Minnesota 31,694 46.6%
1214 Statesboro, Georgia 31,667 38.1%
1215 Miami Lakes, Florida 31,628 39.5%
1216 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,591 -7.3%
1217 West Bend, Wisconsin 31,590 11.4%
1218 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,578 6.4%
1219 Petersburg, Virginia 31,567 -5.9%
1220 Fairbanks, Alaska 31,516 4.4%
1221 Shawnee, Oklahoma 31,434 7.8%
1222 Wheat Ridge, Colorado 31,400 -4.4%
1223 Saratoga Springs, Utah 31,393 2399.4%
1224 Princeton, New Jersey 31,386 131.5%
1225 Rochester, New Hampshire 31,366 9.6%
1226 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,288 0.8%
1227 Banning, California 31,253 32.1%
1228 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,237 20.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
605 Hamilton 62,174 2.5%
641 Springfield 59,282 -10.0%
695 Kettering 55,103 -4.4%
723 Elyria 53,881 -3.9%
773 Lakewood 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark 50,029 7.9%
788 Cuyahoga Falls 49,272 -0.2%
797 Middletown 48,861 -5.3%
800 Dublin 48,647 53.6%
825 Beavercreek 47,391 23.4%
830 Mentor 47,273 -6.0%
834 Euclid 46,946 -10.7%
840 Mansfield 46,560 -9.9%
860 Strongsville 44,853 2.1%
872 Cleveland Heights 44,373 -12.4%
900 Fairfield 42,613 1.1%
924 Grove City 41,625 50.5%
934 Findlay 41,324 5.4%
955 Lancaster 40,414 13.8%
957 Westerville 40,387 13.8%
973 Delaware 39,930 54.2%
1011 Warren 38,382 -20.2%
1012 Reynoldsburg 38,278 18.9%
1018 Huber Heights 38,174 -0.1%
1048 Lima 36,862 -11.7%
1069 Hilliard 36,414 49.1%
1075 Marion 36,087 -3.2%
1093 Gahanna 35,551 9.2%
1095 Upper Arlington 35,522 5.5%
1107 Brunswick 34,897 4.0%
1108 Stow 34,857 7.4%
1142 North Ridgeville 33,889 51.1%
1149 Fairborn 33,658 6.8%
1152 Mason 33,586 49.3%
1187 Massillon 32,410 2.5%
1196 Westlake 32,233 1.4%
1216 North Olmsted 31,591 -7.3%
1218 Bowling Green 31,578 6.4%
1266 North Royalton 30,239 5.3%
1288 Kent 29,662 5.3%
1361 Garfield Heights 27,687 -9.7%
1380 Shaker Heights 27,302 -6.9%
1415 Xenia 26,783 10.1%
1424 Wooster 26,560 5.0%
1448 Troy 26,132 18.2%
1452 Barberton 26,072 -6.6%
1453 Medina 26,072 3.1%
1463 Green 25,783 12.4%
1487 Zanesville 25,364 -0.7%
1504 Riverside 25,151 -6.8%
1532 Sandusky 24,714 -11.1%
1534 Athens 24,688 15.5%
1560 Trotwood 24,435 -10.7%
1561 Avon Lake 24,391 32.8%
1567 Marysville 24,267 49.4%
1594 Wadsworth 23,781 27.8%
1595 Centerville 23,772 3.1%
1625 Avon 23,263 100.4%
1638 Willoughby 22,988 1.6%
1643 Solon 22,911 4.9%
1646 Oxford 22,885 4.1%
1677 Hudson 22,285 -0.9%
1679 Maple Heights 22,278 -14.6%
1713 Chillicothe 21,698 -2.0%
1720 Alliance 21,616 -6.8%
1722 Perrysburg 21,570 22.2%
1735 South Euclid 21,473 -8.5%
1746 Pickerington 21,201 111.4%
1747 Piqua 21,200 2.0%
1781 Lebanon 20,727 20.5%
1793 Sidney 20,516 0.8%
1800 Ashland 20,423 -3.8%
1808 Portsmouth 20,340 -2.5%
1821 Rocky River 20,135 -2.6%
1838 Parma Heights 19,955 -7.7%
1839 Miamisburg 19,941 1.9%
1842 Oregon 19,918 3.2%
1847 Painesville 19,881 12.7%
1849 Norwood 19,834 -8.1%
1897 Broadview Heights 19,202 19.9%
1906 Twinsburg 19,068 11.7%
1907 Sylvania 19,030 0.0%
1908 Whitehall 19,011 -0.9%
1924 Springboro 18,794 48.8%
1940 Forest Park 18,678 -3.7%
1941 Berea 18,655 -1.5%
1946 Mayfield Heights 18,606 -3.7%
1952 Brook Park 18,533 -12.4%
1963 Niles 18,325 -12.2%
1979 Eastlake 18,131 -10.3%
1986 Ashtabula 18,079 -13.5%
1999 Steubenville 17,864 -10.0%
2032 Tallmadge 17,582 6.9%
2039 Tiffin 17,546 -3.2%
2050 New Philadelphia 17,417 1.7%
2060 North Canton 17,277 3.2%
2073 East Cleveland 17,109 -36.9%
2087 Norwalk 16,923 1.8%
2107 Mount Vernon 16,701 6.0%
2108 Defiance 16,663 0.1%
2129 Streetsboro 16,503 33.6%
2154 Fairview Park 16,284 -7.1%
2160 Aurora 16,230 18.8%
2183 Fremont 16,034 -8.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 31,578 1,218
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