Bowling Green employment information

IndexBowling GreenKentuckyNational
Income per capita$19,489$23,741$28,555
Median household income$34,036$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,258$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,291$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$19,354$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$15,322$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level29.5%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bowling Green is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bowling Green is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bowling Green is 28% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bowling Green is 89% higher than the national average.

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Bowling Green median earnings by income bracket

Bowling Green employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.0%0.8%
Manufacturing sector20.4%1.4%
Financial & insurance services1.9%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%16.9%
Public administration2.0%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%1.6%
Education, health & social services16.6%34.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Plano, KY1,240$73,38437%
Oakland, KY145$56,2505%
Plum Springs, KY529$43,02120%
Woodburn, KY362$40,00025%
Auburn, KY1,556$29,37545%
Bowling Green, KY60,660$34,03636%

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Tulare, CA60,663$46,38713%
Greenville, SC60,670$41,14723%
Meriden, CT60,616$53,4010%
West Allis, WI60,595$44,47517%
North Miami, FL60,756$36,77631%
Bowling Green, KY60,660$34,03636%
Source: The Bowling Green, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.