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Population in 2012: 2,910 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 

Males: 1,600  (55.0%)
Females: 1,310  (45.0%)

Median resident age:  28.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33834.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,383 (it was $28,209 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$29,383
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,317

Bowling Green city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,872 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$78,872
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,422; Detached houses: $94,025; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,478; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,011; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,523,642; Mobile homes: $60,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,694

Median gross rent in 2012: $734.

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  • Hispanic - 1,710 (58.4%)
  • White alone - 862 (29.4%)
  • Black alone - 289 (9.9%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Bowling Green detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bowling Green: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.8%), English (3.7%), German (3.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 117 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 2,055 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bowling Green:

  • High school or higher: 50.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowling Green city:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

845 residents are foreign born

This city:  28.9%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Bowling Green, Florida as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowling Green to the number of sex offenders is 323 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,043 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $917 (1.2%)

Bowling Green satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (29.1 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (45.4 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (835.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Wauchula, FL (2.5 miles ), Fort Green, FL (2.7 miles) , Fort Green Springs, FL (2.8 miles ), Fort Meade, FL (2.8 miles ), Zolfo Springs, FL (3.2 miles ), Lemon Grove, FL (3.3 miles ), Ona, FL (3.5 miles ), Brewster, FL (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 27.64 N, Longitude: 81.83 W

Area code: 863

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Crime rates in Bowling Green by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.567.30.0
Rapes 010220001110
per 100,000 0.033.10.067.367.00.00.00.033.833.533.70.0
Robberies 393341512011
per 100,000 101.1297.6101.0100.9134.033.6168.234.167.60.033.733.5
Assaults 1414151216151341261010
per 100,000 471.9463.0505.1403.6536.0503.9437.4136.5405.7200.9336.7334.8
Burglaries 244430111218222317281519
per 100,000 808.91455.01010.1370.0402.0604.6740.2785.0574.7937.7505.1636.1
Thefts 526373553542474647423251
per 100,000 1752.62083.32457.91850.01172.51410.81581.41570.01588.91406.61077.41707.4
Auto thefts 789878659110
per 100,000 235.9264.6303.0269.1234.5268.7201.9170.6304.333.533.70.0
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 281.4431.6337.8297.9306.9240.6280.2175.8267.1269.1333.3197.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bowling Green detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Florida average:

2.45

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Bowling Green, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,055 (+57.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (49%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (37%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bowling Green-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Bowling Green city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1969, a category F2 tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center .

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bowling Green:

  • HARDEE MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WAUCHULA (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FINR III, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Bowling Green, FL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowling Green:

  • Southeastern University (about 28 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,516)
  • Polk State College (about 29 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 3,262)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 44 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 11,277)
  • The University of Tampa (about 45 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 5,429)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 27,329)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 49 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 5,673)

Private high school in Bowling Green:

  • FAITH EVANGELISTIC ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 4937 HWY 17 N; Grades: 1 - 12)
See full list of schools located in Bowling Green, School District: HARDEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Bowling Green: Hardee County Fire Rescue Department Station 3 (A), Bowling Green Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bowling Green: Church of the Living God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Heritage Inn & Suites (2727 USHighway 17 North), Best Western Heritage Inn (2727 Highway 17 North), Best Western (2727 USHighway 17 North).

 
Hardee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.4. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 13.7. This is worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

11.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowling Green and their reported violations in the past:

BOWLING GREEN, CITY OF (Population served: 2100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowling Green that have no violations reported:

  • INDIAN LAKE TRAVEL RESORT (Serves MI, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAYNES CREEK HISTORIC SITE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KING FRIES / FT. GREEN SNACK SHACK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAYNES CREEK GENERATION SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 31.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.2% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bowling Green, FL

People in group quarters in Bowling Green in 2010:

  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Bowling Green in 2000:

  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Bowling Green compared to Florida state average:

Bowling Green, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bowling Green (2011 data):

  • Wauchula State Bank: Bowling Green Branch at 200 North Oak Avenue, branch established on 1977/09/22. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $576.7 mil, Deposits: $507.4 mil, headquarters in Wauchula, FL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Crews Banking Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bowling Green travel time to work - commute


Bowling Green mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bowling Green city (based on Hardee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.27%
Here69.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents49.3%26.6%5.2%4.5%3.7%
Congregations36.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%4.0%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.5%1.5%1.2%3.3%
Congregations4.0%2.0%2.0%4.0%24.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Hardee County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Hardee County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardee County:

12.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardee County:

35.8%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,765$22,5900$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,263$45,0525$800
Police Protection - Officers 7$21,583$36,9992$400
Solid Waste Management 6$9,319$18,6380$0
Sewerage 1$2,525$30,3000$0
Water Supply 2$5,461$32,7660$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Totals for Government 22$56,573$30,8587$1,200


7.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Florida average:

8.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Polk County, FL  0.99% ($30,882 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.81% ($48,446)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.48% ($26,909)


7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Florida average:

7.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, FL  1.49% ($36,010 average AGI)
to Highlands County, FL  1.25% ($36,314)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.33% ($36,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowling Green:

  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WAUCHULA, FL; Owner: MARVINA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowling Green:

  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W207AY (89.3 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bowling Green:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bowling Green, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

See more detailed statistics of Bowling Green fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bowling Green)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 104 E. Main St. (Lat: 27.643083 Lon: -81.824250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WPVP266, Licensee ID: L00435865
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2002, Expiration Date: 01/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003, Certifier: David L Elbertson
    Registrant: City Of Bowling Green, 104 E. Main St., Bowling Green, FL 33834-0608, Phone: (863) 375-2255, Fax: (863) 375-3362, Email:
  • Lat: 27.624778 Lon: -81.830278, Call Sign: WQCI645
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015, Certifier: Michael Hamilton
    Registrant: Hodge Technical Services, Inc., 27 West Broadway Street, Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: (863) 285-6111, Fax: (863) 285-2329, Email:
  • GS305R BOWLING GREEN, 4360 Alderman Rd (Lat: 27.610306 Lon: -81.937556), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQMK519, Licensee ID: L00474514
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2010, Expiration Date: 09/02/2020, Certifier: Daniel Griffiths
    Registrant: Gulfstream Natural Gas System LLC, Houston, TX 77251, Phone: (713) 215-2744, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • Lat: 27.682500 Lon: -81.939722, Call Sign: WQNS844
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2011, Expiration Date: 05/12/2021, Certifier: Rusty Mercer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 14707 Taylor Rd (Lat: 27.673361 Lon: -82.109528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137 m, Call Sign: KPM711, Licensee ID: L00009435
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: William L Watson
    Registrant: Cbs Radio Stations Inc., Ste 920 1800 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 457-4505

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowling Green)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13219 , Serial Number: 17262584, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Alton E Albritton, 4259 Alderman Rd, Bowling Green, FL 33834
  • Aircraft: GURAL WILLIAM HUMMER-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 42430 , Serial Number: 0041 B
    Registrant (Individual): William A Gural, Rr 2 Box 93b, Bowling Green, FL 33834
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/11/1981
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4555R , Serial Number: 28-21294, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Luckhurst, 2829 Us Highway 17 N, Bowling Green, FL 33834
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735KX , Serial Number: 18265495, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Smith, 3205 County Road 554, Bowling Green, FL 33834


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Bowling Green, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2977.0 years
James2767.4 years
Mary2781.2 years
John2473.9 years
Charles1572.1 years
George1577.0 years
Walter1176.7 years
Willie1068.8 years
Joseph972.0 years
Thomas970.5 years
Most common last names in Bowling Green, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Albritton3877.4 years
Davis1775.1 years
Moye1576.5 years
Smith1569.1 years
Abbott1183.3 years
Revell1073.9 years
Bryan980.0 years
Cooper972.5 years
Brown974.2 years
Hendry875.0 years

Businesses in Bowling Green, FL

  • Best Western: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Bowling Green on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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