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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Bowling Green is a town in Kentucky with a population of 67,600. Bowling Green is in Warren County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Bowling Green offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bowling Green there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Bowling Green and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bowling Green are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$778
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    116.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    90.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    79
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    554.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,748.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    364.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    25%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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