Bowling Green, Virginia Population 2020

1,200
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Bowling Green is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,200, it is the 123rd largest city in Virginia and the 9576th largest city in the United States. Bowling Green is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 8.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,111 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Bowling Green has a population density of 748 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bowling Green is $73,280 with a poverty rate of 8.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $231,500. The median age in Bowling Green is 45.7 years, 44.7 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.

Bowling Green Demographics

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

  • White: 70.38%
  • Black or African American: 26.78%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bowling Green, Virginia is 1,200, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,178.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,111.

Bowling Green, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89170.38%
Black or African American33926.78%
Two or More Races191.50%
Some Other Race90.71%
Asian50.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.24%
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Bowling Green Population Pyramid 2020

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Bowling Green Median Age

45.7


Total

44.7


Male

45.9


Female

Bowling Green Adults

There are 960 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green Age Dependency

93.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bowling Green Sex Ratio

Female

671

53.00%

Male

595

47.00%

Bowling Green Households and Families

Bowling Green Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bowling Green Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All49%51%
Female41.4%58.6%
Non Family31.9%68.1%
Male6.1%93.9%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4922.3349
Non Family2041.0931.9
Married1973.4276.1
Female583.0541.4
Male332.246.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bowling Green Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade384.09%
9th to 12th Grade485.17%
High School Graduate31634.05%
Some College22624.35%
Associates Degree545.82%
Bachelors Degree17518.86%
Graduate Degree717.65%
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Bowling Green Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White664602176
Black22520154
Hispanic151511
Multiple Races1313
Other Race996
Asian555
Native American33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,833$47,361$29,861
Less Than High School$2,500$$
High School Grad$30,278$35,625$25,865
Some College$35,096$52,083$27,361
Bachelors Degree$47,125$57,250$41,389
Graduate Degree$60,938$51,250$100,208

$40,833

Average Earnings

$47,361

Average Male

$29,861

Average Female

Bowling Green Language

Bowling Green Language by Age

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Bowling Green Language

97.02% of Bowling Green residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Bowling Green Poverty

Bowling Green Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White776709.02%
Black328319.45%

8.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bowling Green

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is Black, with 9.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bowling Green is White, with 9.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.15%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.00%
High School13.62%
Some College3.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed1.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bowling Green Income

Bowling Green Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,458$73,280
Families$76,875$90,168
Married Families$79,896-
Non Families$41,364$45,740
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Bowling Green Marital Status

Bowling Green Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bowling Green Marital Status by Race

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Bowling Green Veterans

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196

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War41
Korea31
World War II4
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7465
75+39
55 to 6439
35 to 5434
18 to 3419
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Name Veterans % of Total
White13419.53%
Black5321.72%
Asian5100.00%
2 or More430.77%

Bowling Green Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bowling Green Employment Status

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53%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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69.19%

Born in Virginia

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Bowling Green residents were born in the United States, with 69.19% having been born in Virginia. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,200110.93%
20191,189110.93%
20181,178121.03%
20171,166110.95%
20161,15530.26%
20151,15240.35%
20141,148181.59%
20131,13090.80%
20121,12180.72%
20111,11330.27%
20101,1100.00%