Bowling Green, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Bowling Green, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bowling Green had a population of 3,146 as of July 1, 2018. Bowling Green ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bowling Green is located at latitude 27.6378 and longitude -81.8248 in Hardee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bowling Green (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Bowling Green (GNIS ID: 2403904) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bowling Green is located within Bowling Green CCD of Hardee County.


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Bowling Green, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,146
Population in Households 3,102
Population in Familes 2,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 2,489
Diversity Index3 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,896
Average Household Income $43,497
Per Capita Income $11,874

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 511 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $86,561
Average Home Value $93,652
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 830
Average Household Size 3.74
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.57%
Households 0.57% 0.43%
Families 0.41% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Bowling Green, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bowling Green to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 574 38th
Population Density # 320 65th
Diversity Index # 47 95th
Median Household Income # 869 6th
Per Capita Income # 906 2nd

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