Bowling Green is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,138 people and just one neighborhood, Bowling Green is the 267th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Bowling Green is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bowling Green is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowling Green who work in sales jobs (18.75%), food service (10.34%) and office and administrative support (10.10%).
Also of interest is that Bowling Green has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Bowling Green is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bowling Green has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bowling Green has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bowling Green than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bowling Green may be for you.
One downside of living in Bowling Green is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bowling Green, the average commute to work is 32.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Bowling Green doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.