Bowling Green Metro
Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area
Map of Bowling Green Metro
CountryUnited States
Largest cityBowling Green
Other cities - Brownsville
 - Scottsville
 - Morgantown
 - Smiths Grove
 - Woodburn
 • Total548 sq mi (1,420 km2)
Highest elevation
Pilot Knob[1]935 ft (285 m)
Lowest elevation
Confluence of the Green
and Barren Rivers[2]
395 ft (120 m)
 • Total165,732 (2,014)[3]
 • Rank246th in the U.S.
 • Density220.06/sq mi (54.4/km2)
Shops along Fountain Square in Downtown Bowling Green.
Shops along Fountain Square in Downtown Bowling Green.

The Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties in Kentucky, anchored by the city of Bowling Green. As of 2014, the MSA had an estimated population of 165,732.



Incorporated places

Unincorporated places


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 104,166 people, 40,013 households, and 26,873 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 88.25% White, 7.68% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $30,782, and the median income for a family was $38,493. Males had a median income of $29,417 versus $19,968 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,664.

See also


  1. ^ "Pilot Knob". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved on 2010-12-23
  2. ^ Groundwater Resources of Warren County, Kentucky Retrieved on 2010-12-23
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-04. Retrieved 2015-05-20.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.