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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bowling Green is 5,452, which is 67.24% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Bowling Green population density is 2,016.51 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 86.48 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bowling Green is white, which represent 86.96% of the total population. The average Bowling Green education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 5,452. #133

Population Growth Since 2000, #46

Bowling Green, MO

Population Density, #108

Bowling Green, MO
2,016.51 per square mile
86.48 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,741 (86.96%, #847)
Black:548 (10.05%, #107)
Hispanic:115 (2.11%, #358)
Asian:21 (0.39%, #269)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):18 (0.33%, #319)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:124 (2.27%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,292 (78.72%) out of the total population of 5,452 reported first ancestry.

 Bowling Green, MO% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Arab60.11%, see rank0.31%0.56%
Czech80.15%, see rank0.47%0.47%
Danish30.06%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch601.10%, see rank1.60%1.40%
English55410.16%, see rank9.24%8.02%
French1402.57%, see rank3.39%3.34%
German1,30123.86%, see rank24.92%15.03%
Greek50.09%, see rank0.27%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish75013.76%, see rank13.47%10.80%
Italian1162.13%, see rank3.50%5.52%
Norwegian250.46%, see rank0.72%1.42%
Polish210.39%, see rank1.75%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.10%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish771.41%, see rank1.16%0.99%
Scottish1011.85%, see rank1.70%1.72%
Subsaharan African90.17%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish120.22%, see rank0.99%1.27%
Swiss210.39%, see rank0.40%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American90016.51%, see rank10.34%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.61%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 3,128 (57.37%, see rank)
Females: 2,324 (42.63%, see rank)

Bowling Green, MO
Male: 57.37%
Female: 42.63%
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bowling Green, MO
36.60 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bowling Green, MO
35.70 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bowling Green, MO
37.60 years old
39.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Bowling Green, MO% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Under 5 years4418.09%, see rank6.29%6.36%
5 to 9 years2965.43%, see rank6.50%6.51%
10 to 14 years2494.57%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years3546.49%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years3837.02%, see rank7.04%7.13%
25 to 34 years90016.51%, see rank13.15%13.47%
35 to 44 years66412.18%, see rank12.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years76414.01%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years4979.12%, see rank12.67%12.29%
65 to 74 years4778.75%, see rank8.07%7.64%
75 to 84 2785.10%, see rank4.59%4.25%
85 years and over1492.73%, see rank1.98%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bowling Green, MOMissouriU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,729, 100%4,028,930209,056,129
Less Than High School835, 22.39%, see rank11.98%13.67%
High School Graduate1,562, 41.89%, see rank31.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree929, 24.91%, see rank29.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree303, 8.13%, see rank16.69%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree100, 2.68%, see rank9.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.12, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bowling Green, MO MissouriU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten17482.18%17.82%70.63%29.37%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)39997.49%, see rank2.51%, see rank86.91%13.09%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)29997.66%, see rank2.34%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College10891.67%, see rank8.33%, see rank75.17%24.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3348.48%, see rank51.52%, see rank54.45%45.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bowling Green, MOMissouriU.S.
Total Households1,822, 100%2,361,232116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households639, 35.07%, see rank29.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,183, 64.93%, see rank70.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,157, 63.50%, see rank64.92%66.22%
Average Family Size3.13, see rank3.153.32
Married-Couple Family802, 44.02%, see rank48.54%48.42%
Nonfamily Households665, 36.50%, see rank35.08%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bowling Green, MO%MissouriU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,466see rank4,862,037252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,585100%, see rank2,356,977123,281,364
Never Married94236.44%, see rank32.57%35.77%
Married1,08742.05%, see rank53.52%52.04%
Widowed813.13%, see rank2.77%2.57%
Divorced47518.38%, see rank11.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,881100%, see rank2,505,060129,692,771
Never Married44723.76%, see rank26.93%29.48%
Married95450.72%, see rank50.29%49.19%
Widowed24713.13%, see rank9.82%9.16%
Divorced23312.39%, see rank12.95%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bowling Green, MO%MissouriU.S.
Native5,40899.19%, see rank96.09%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence4,29678.80%, see rank66.16%58.73%
Born in Different State1,04119.09%, see rank29.26%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
711.30%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born440.81%, see rank3.91%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship210.39%, see rank1.71%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship230.42%, see rank2.21%7.09%
Born In Europe30.06%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia260.48%, see rank1.44%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America150.28%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bowling Green, MO%MissouriU.S.
English1,75296.16%, see rank93.03%79.39%
Spanish130.71%, see rank2.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages442.41%, see rank2.25%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages130.71%, see rank1.27%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.52%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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