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Bowling Green is a city in Warren County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for a green on which lawyers and court officials played bowls; another says settlers George and Robert Moore enjoyed the sport.
The latitude of Bowling Green is 36.990N. The longitude is -86.443W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 50,663.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bowling Green demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42103 ZIP code.
13% of Bowling Green residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bowling Green ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bowling Green was $17,621, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Bowling Green residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bowling Green, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.
Libraries in Bowling Green include Bowling Green Public Library, Depot Branch Library, Sugar Maple Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bowling Green include Daily News
TV stations in Bowling Green include WBKO, WKGB, WKYU, WNKY.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKYU-FM.
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bowling Green political report.
The average commute time for Bowling Green workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bowling Green between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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