Bowling Green, Missouri Population 2022

3,967
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Bowling Green is a city located in Pike County Missouri. Bowling Green has a 2020 population of 3,967. It is also the county seat of Pike County. Bowling Green is currently declining at a rate of -2.79% annually and its population has decreased by -5.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,195 in 2010.

The average household income in Bowling Green is $55,913 with a poverty rate of 20.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $85,100. The median age in Bowling Green is 34.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Bowling Green Demographics

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

  • White: 83.88%
  • Black or African American: 13.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bowling Green, Missouri is 3,967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,195.

Bowling Green, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,41183.88%
Black or African American68713.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.30%
Asian460.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.08%
Two or More Races951.81%
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Bowling Green Population by Race

Bowling Green Population Pyramid 2022

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Bowling Green Median Age

34.2


Total

33.4


Male

35.3


Female

Bowling Green Adults

There are 4,135 adults, (736 of whom are seniors) in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowling Green Sex Ratio

Female

2,397

45.58%

Male

2,862

54.42%

Bowling Green Population by Age

Bowling Green Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowling Green Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family52%48%
Male51.6%48.4%
Female25.6%74.4%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bowling Green Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9202.1354.2
Married5243.0676.9
Male1243.1551.6
Female3362.925.6
Non Family9361.252

2.9

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Bowling Green Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade942.61%
9th to 12th Grade39110.87%
High School Graduate1,91653.28%
Some College49513.77%
Associates Degree1534.25%
Bachelors Degree40711.32%
Graduate Degree1403.89%
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Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian292914
Hispanic676716
White2,8822,542459
Black58245258
2+ Races2117
Native American114
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.28%.

Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,977$32,183$30,313
Less Than 9th Grade$30,156$30,960$19,091
High School Graduate$27,328$34,625$25,469
Some College$29,079$27,566$31,106
Bachelors Degree$40,417$41,042$39,167
Graduate Degree$24,583$$24,226

$30,977

Average Earnings

$32,183

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Bowling Green Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bowling Green Language by Age

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Bowling Green Language

98.98% of Bowling Green residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Bowling Green Language

Bowling Green Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian361233.33%
White3,58784123.45%
Multiple7656.58%
Black30382.64%
OtherNaN%

20.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

27.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowling Green

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is Asian, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.48%.

Bowling Green Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.50%
High School17.61%
Some College9.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.25%
Female Unemployed25.00%

Bowling Green Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bowling Green Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,658$53,796
Families$45,909$66,806
Married Families$64,545-
Non Families$32,313$35,140
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Income by Household Type

Bowling Green Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bowling Green Married by Age and Sex

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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 20-34.

Bowling Green Marital Status by Race

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Bowling Green Marital Status

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223

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War46
Vietnam90
Korea4
World War II7

Bowling Green Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5442
55 to 6472
65 to 7455
75+37

Bowling Green Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1634.85%
Black405.89%
Native American850.00%
2+ Races1237.50%

Bowling Green Veterans by Race

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bowling Green Employment by Age

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Bowling Green Employment by Race

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Bowling Green Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.07%

Born in Bowling Green

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Bowling Green residents were born in the United States, with 80.07% having been born in Missouri. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bowling Green Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,6500.00%
19702,9362861.03%
19803,022860.29%
19902,976-46-0.15%
20003,2602840.92%
20105,3342,0745.05%
20115,220-114-2.14%
20125,106-114-2.18%
20134,992-114-2.23%
20144,878-114-2.28%
20154,764-114-2.34%
20164,650-114-2.39%
20174,536-114-2.45%
20184,422-114-2.51%
20194,308-114-2.58%
20204,195-113-2.62%
20214,081-114-2.72%
20223,967-114-2.79%

Bowling Green Population by Year