Bowling Green, Florida Population 2024

2,483

Bowling Green is a city located in Hardee County Florida. Bowling Green has a 2024 population of 2,483. Bowling Green is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,403 in 2020.

The average household income in Bowling Green is $64,241 with a poverty rate of 33.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bowling Green is 26.9 years, 23.1 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Bowling Green Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bowling Green was:

  • White: 57.61%
  • Two or more races: 23.47%
  • Other race: 14.21%
  • Black or African American: 4.71%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,970.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.33% (80)
The current population of Bowling Green, Florida is 2,483 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,403.

Bowling Green, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,43157.61%
Two or more races58323.47%
Other race35314.21%
Black or African American1174.71%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bowling Green Population by Race

Bowling Green Population Pyramid 2024

Bowling Green Median Age

26.9

Total

23.1

Male

32.2

Female

Bowling Green Adults

There are 1,754 adults, (323 of whom are seniors) in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowling Green Sex Ratio

Female1,12145.13%
Male1,36354.87%

Bowling Green Population by Age

Bowling Green Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7283.3357.642.4
Married3783.761.938.1
Non Family1861.2350.549.5
Female1234.8962.637.4
Male414.7334.165.9
showing: 5 rows

3.68

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bowling Green Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17%.

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,669

Average Earnings

$38,242

Average Male

$34,135

Average Female

Bowling Green Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowling Green Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bowling Green Language

57.35% of Bowling Green residents speak only English, while 42.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.3% of the population.

Bowling Green Language

Bowling Green Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,24438631.03%
White82028735%
Multiple56820536.09%
Other3538925.21%
Black11754.27%
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33.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.43%

Male Poverty Rate

35.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowling Green

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is Multiple, with 36.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is Black, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.48%.

Bowling Green Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.73%
High School27.86%
Some College19.25%
Bachelors or Greater
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Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed44.17%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed8.06%
showing: 4 rows

Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowling Green Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bowling Green Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowling Green Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bowling Green Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bowling Green Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bowling Green Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Bowling Green Veterans by War

count

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Bowling Green Veterans by Age

count

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Bowling Green Veterans by Race

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

39.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bowling Green Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bowling Green Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bowling Green Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.31%

Born in Bowling Green

87.28%

Native Born

12.72%

Foreign Born

9.74%

Non Citizen

2.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.28% of Bowling Green residents were born in the United States, with 67.31% having been born in Florida. 9.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bowling Green Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,608250.97%
20282,583250.98%
20272,558250.99%
20262,533251%
20252,508251.01%
20242,483251.02%
20232,458251.03%
20222,433251.04%
20212,40850.21%
20202,403-490-16.94%
20192,893-31-1.06%
20182,924-7-0.24%
20172,931260.9%
20162,905110.38%
20152,894-8-0.28%
20142,902-4-0.14%
20132,906-15-0.51%
20122,921-32-1.08%
20112,953-4-0.14%
20102,957652.25%
20002,892
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Bowling Green Population by Year