Bowling Green, KY

Census Place

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Population
65,731
2.22% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$153,600
5.57% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Bowling Green, KY speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bowling Green, KY are Western Kentucky University (4,364 degrees awarded in 2017), Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (1,986 degrees), and PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green (165 degrees).

The median property value in Bowling Green, KY is $153,600, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Bowling Green, KY commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Bowling Green, KY is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 59.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (35%), followed by Other (5.81%). The most partisan county was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Bowling Green, KY is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kentucky
59.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kentucky
  1. 89.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kentucky was Leslie County, KY with 89.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kentucky colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Bowling Green, KY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Bowling Green, KY is home to a population of 65.7k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Bowling Green, KY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Bowling Green, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Bowling Green, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Bowling Green, KY are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    32,622 ± 4,418 people
  2. India
    10,932 ± 2,564 people
  3. Cuba
    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

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Economy

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Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bowling Green, KY employs N/A people. The largest industries in Bowling Green, KY are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557
Average Male Salary in Kentucky
± $1,518
$41,451
Average Female Salary in Kentucky
± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kentucky by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kentucky
  1. Asian
    $55,164 ± $10,370
  2. White
    $43,856 ± $923
  3. American Indian
    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kentucky.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Kentucky by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bowling Green, KY is from Kentucky.
0.457
2017 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.455
2016 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Bowling Green, KY was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bowling Green, KY (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $71.4B
  2. $17.1B
  3. $17.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $71.4B, followed by Base metals ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($17.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2015 Value in Kentucky
$398B
Projected 2045 Value in Kentucky
41.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kentucky trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 41.4% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $22.9B
  2. $19.1B
  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $22.9B, followed by Indiana with $19.1B and Tennessee and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bowling Green, KY awarded 6,732 degrees. The student population of Bowling Green, KY is skewed towards women, with 10,041 male students and 15,238 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bowling Green, KY are White (5,356 and 84.3%), followed by Black or African American (456 and 7.18%), Hispanic or Latino (205 and 3.23%), and Two or More Races (154 and 2.42%).

The largest universities in Bowling Green, KY by number of degrees awarded are Western Kentucky University (4,364 and 64.8%), Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (1,986 and 29.5%), and PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green (165 and 2.45%).

The most popular majors in Bowling Green, KY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (334 and 4.96%), Registered Nursing (331 and 4.92%), and General Business Administration & Management (325 and 4.83%).

The median tuition costs in Bowling Green, KY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $10,202 and $25,512 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 145 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 252 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 189 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bowling Green, KY was General Business Administration & Management with 145 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bowling Green, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,364 degrees awarded
  2. 1,986 degrees awarded
  3. 165 degrees awarded
$10,202
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Bowling Green, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Kentucky University with 4,364 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,905
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,827
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,905 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bowling Green, KY, which is 0.759 times less than the 3,827 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Bowling Green, KY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,356 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    456 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    205 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bowling Green, KY were to White students. These 5,356 degrees mean that there were 11.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 456 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$153,600
2018 Median
± $6,870
$145,500
2017 Median
± $6,363

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bowling Green, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bowling Green, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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The following chart displays the households in Bowling Green, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bowling Green, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bowling Green, KY have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Bowling Green, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Health

N/A% of the population of Bowling Green, KY has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Warren County, KY see 1396 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.65% decrease from the previous year (1434 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1410 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 467 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,396 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Warren County, KY

Primary care physicians in Warren County, KY see an average of 1,396 patients per year. This represents a 2.65% decrease from the previous year (1,434 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Warren County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kentucky
$4,551
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,016
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,368
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bowling Green, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18% prevalence
  2. 17.9% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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