Statewide Claims to Fame

Bowling Green is 7th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Bowling Green is 14th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 31,384 45th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.6 65th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,391.3 99th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 4.1% 268th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 12.8% 279th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.9% 266th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.4% 43rd 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 48.1% 41st 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Race - White 87.6% 195th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.4% 90th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 87th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.1% 69th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 259th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 90th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 38th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.8% 198th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Female residents 52.0% 153rd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.7% 88th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Housing units 12,301 53rd 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 51.4% 7th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 10,767 54th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 40.7% 278th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $170,100 68th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 268th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $20,149 217th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $34,961 239th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 30.7% 14th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bowling Green Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,835 74th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $394,741 69th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,518 128th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $62,443 44th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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