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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 63,616, 23,215 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $160,084, Bowling Green real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bowling Green, accounting for 48.95% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bowling Green include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.80%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 21.15%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.36%).
Bowling Green is dominated by renter-occupied one, two, or no bedrooms apartments. 65.46% of Bowling Green's dwellings are rentals.
There is a lot of housing in Bowling Green built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bowling Green built between 1940-1969 ( 26.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 23.00%). There's also some housing in Bowling Green built before 1939 ( 7.01%).
Appreciation rates for homes in Bowling Green have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 10.19%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Bowling Green house appreciation rate of 0.97%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Bowling Green's appreciation rate, at 4.06%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Bowling Green's appreciation rate has been -2.64%, which annualizes to a rate of -10.16%.
Notably, Bowling Green's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Kentucky, our data show that Bowling Green's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Kentucky.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Bowling Green differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Bowling Green - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Bowling Green real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$811,001 - $1,082,000||0.5|
|$541,001 - $811,000||1.1|
|$433,001 - $541,000||2.0|
|$325,001 - $433,000||6.8|
|$216,001 - $325,000||15.3|
|$108,001 - $216,000||40.5|
|$54,001 - $108,000||22.1|
|$0 - $54,000||11.2|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Bowling Green HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||23.0|
|1970 - 1999||43.5|
|1940 - 1969||26.5|
|1939 or Older||7.0|
|TYPE OF Bowling Green HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||21.2|
|SIZE OF Bowling Green HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.86|