Bowling Green demographics profile

StatisticBowling GreenMissouriNational
Population5,4646,059,651318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,0329091
Median age36.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio2.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%42%43%
Speak English97%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Bowling Green, MO has a population of 5,464 and is the 6,091st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,032 per sq mi which is 2158% higher than the Missouri average and 2143% higher than the national average. The median age in Bowling Green is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Bowling Green, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 78% of Bowling Green residents were born in Missouri, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Bowling Green is 2158% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Bowling Green is 5% lower than Missouri.
  • In Bowling Green 79.25% of the population is White.
  • In Bowling Green 16.22% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bowling Green 0.62% of the population is Asian.

Compare Bowling Green, MO Demographics To Other Cities

Bowling Green population breakdown by race

RaceBowling GreenMissouriNational
White79.25%82.53%73.35%
Black or African American16.22%11.58%12.63%
Asian0.62%1.78%5.22%
American Indian0.71%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.22%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race2.98%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.13%4.75%
In Bowling Green, 2.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Bowling Green age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Bowling Green, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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