Bowling Green is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,388 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bowling Green is the 127th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities, Bowling Green isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bowling Green are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bowling Green is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bowling Green who work in office and administrative support (19.36%), sales jobs (12.80%), and management occupations (10.52%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.23 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Bowling Green doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Bowling Green is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.81% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bowling Green in 2010 was $14,983, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,932 for a family of four.
Bowling Green is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bowling Green home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. 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, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bowling Green is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.