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|People QuickFacts||Bowling Green||Kentucky|
|Population, 2013 estimate||61,488||4,395,295|
|Population, 2012 estimate||60,568||4,379,730|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||58,887||4,339,357|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||4.4%||1.3%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||2.9%||0.9%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.1%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||20.1%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||10.7%||13.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||51.7%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||75.8%||87.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||13.9%||7.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.3%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||4.2%||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.2%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||2.7%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||6.5%||3.1%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||73.0%||86.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||68.0%||84.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||10.6%||3.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||13.2%||4.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.0%||82.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||28.3%||21.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||15.2||22.7|
|Housing units, 2010||24,712||1,927,164|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||41.0%||68.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||45.9%||18.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$131,200||$120,000|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.31||2.49|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$19,974||$23,210|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$33,312||$42,610|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||27.6%||18.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Bowling Green||Kentucky|
|Total number of firms, 2007||5,670||337,600|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||5.0%||3.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.3%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.3%||1.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||18.4%||25.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||4,473,843||119,105,421|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,071,877||74,680,759|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,609,806||50,405,925|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$29,452||$11,843|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||223,127||6,300,866|
|Geography QuickFacts||Bowling Green||Kentucky|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||37.78||39,486.34|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,536.9||109.9|