Bowling Green, KY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,193 housing units in Bowling Green. This represents a 21.1% growth from 17,501 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 20,807 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 386 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bowling Green is about 47.1%. Bowling Green's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.5%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bowling Green were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom16.80%
Two Bedrooms34.30%
Three Bedrooms34.30%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.35
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$104,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$122,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$399

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage49.10%
Debt Free35.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.1%