Bowling Green is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,919 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bowling Green is the 321st largest community in Florida.
When you are in Bowling Green, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.47% of Bowling Green’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bowling Green is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowling Green who work in farm management occupations (17.55%), office and administrative support (14.29%), and food service (9.24%).
For a small city, Bowling Green has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Bowling Green exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In Bowling Green, just 6.18% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bowling Green in 2010 was $12,544, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,176 for a family of four.
Bowling Green is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bowling Green home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Bowling Green, accounting for 62.41% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bowling Green residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bowling Green include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bowling Green's cultural character, accounting for 17.32% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bowling Green is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.