Bowling Green, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 5,545 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +70.1%
Males: 3,753  (67.7%)
Females: 1,792  (32.3%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63334.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,540 (it was $27,287 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$38,540
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,662 (it was $14,670 in 2000)

Bowling Green city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,636 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$109,636
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $93,588; detached houses: $96,482; mobile homes: $35,912

Median gross rent in 2017: $647.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bowling Green: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bowling Green, MO (2017)
    • 4,18275.9%White alone
    • 88216.0%Black alone
    • 1733.1%Two or more races
    • 1683.0%Hispanic
    • 370.7%American Indian alone
    • 390.7%Asian alone
    • 170.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Bowling Green, Missouri as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bowling Green is 366 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Bowling Green by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
1
(18.1)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(427.8)
6
(114.9)
4
(77.4)
3
(57.0)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(74.7)
5
(93.4)
4
(72.3)
7
(126.1)
4
(72.1)
25
(451.2)
30
(537.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(661.1)
27
(516.9)
38
(735.6)
19
(361.2)
20
(377.4)
14
(265.8)
16
(298.9)
23
(429.4)
22
(397.5)
12
(216.1)
19
(342.3)
11
(198.5)
5
(89.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(1,769)
88
(1,685)
135
(2,613)
122
(2,319)
79
(1,491)
108
(2,050)
92
(1,719)
135
(2,521)
96
(1,735)
101
(1,819)
115
(2,072)
86
(1,552)
79
(1,417)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(155.6)
3
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
1
(18.9)
1
(19.0)
2
(37.4)
4
(74.7)
1
(18.1)
3
(54.0)
2
(36.0)
4
(72.2)
2
(35.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)230.6131.2171.5176.6121.5102.1113.2170.5127.6151.6135.0172.0184.1

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City-data.com crime index in Bowling Green, MO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (39.5%), German (13.3%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.1%), Dutch (2.3%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1823

Elevation: 899 feet

Land area: 1.94 square miles.

Population density: 2,852 people per square mile   (average).

Bowling Green, Missouri map

67 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $766 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $793 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (50.4 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (71.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (253.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tarrants, MO (1.2 miles),
St. Clement, MO (2.0 miles),
Ashley, MO (2.5 miles),
Curryville, MO (2.8 miles ),
Louisiana, MO (3.2 miles ),
Frankford, MO (3.5 miles ),
Eolia, MO (3.5 miles ),
Ashburn, MO (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 91.20 W

Area code: 573

Distribution of median household income in Bowling Green, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bowling Green, MO in 2017
Bowling Green satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $11,600
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $54,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bowling Green, MO residents
Average permit cost in Bowling Green, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Bowling Green, MO
Historical housing units in Bowling Green, MO
Most common industries in Bowling Green, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Bowling Green, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Bowling Green, Missouri

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Tornado activity:

Bowling Green-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Bowling Green city center injured 6 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 3/13/2006, a category F3 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowling Green-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from Bowling Green center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from Bowling Green center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bowling Green topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bowling Green:

  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT/HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (19 NORTH MAIN CROSS)
  • COUNTRY VIEW NURSING FACILITY, INC (2106 WEST MAIN, PO BOX 330)
  • MOORE-PIKE NURSING HOME (300 SOUTH ST CHARLES STREET)
  • MOORE/PIKE COUNTY NH (400 SOUTH ST. CHARLES ST)

Airports located in Bowling Green:

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

  • St Charles Community College (about 51 miles; Cottleville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lindenwood University (about 54 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 61 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 61 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 63 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • East Central College (about 65 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 65 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

Public high schools in Bowling Green:

  • BOWLING GREEN HIGH (Students: 441, Location: 700 WEST ADAMS STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • LILLIAN SCHAPER SCHOOL (Location: 902 INDEPENDENCE DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bowling Green:

Private elementary/middle school in Bowling Green:

  • ST CLEMENT SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 21493 HIGHWAY 161, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Bowling Green:

  • BOWLING GREEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,030; Location: 201 W. LOCUST STREET; 16,094 books; 501 audio materials; 1,579 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bowling Green: Champ Clark House (A), Bowling Green Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Green Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Heartland Inn Motel (1400 Business Highway 54).

Birthplace of: Bennett Champ Clark - Politician, Virginia Kirtley - Actress.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BOWLING GREEN (Population served: 5,334, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Bowling Green in 2010:

  • 1,924 people in state prisons
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Bowling Green in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Bowling Green (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Bowling Green Branch at 317 West Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • HNB National Bank: Perry State Bank at 700 Bus Hwy 61 S, branch established on 1998/06/24. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $319.6 mil, Deposits: $273.4 mil, headquarters in Hannibal, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Peoples Bank & Trust Co.: Bowling Green Branch at 106 N Business Hwy 61, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2007/10/02: Bank assets: $408.6 mil, Deposits: $366.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc.
  • CBC Bank: Cbc Bank at 901 S Business Hwy 61, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $32.7 mil, Deposits: $29.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Clifford Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community State Bank of Missouri: Community State Bank Of Missouri at 117 West Church Street, branch established on 1887/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $204.9 mil, Deposits: $176.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Bowling Green:

Marital status in Bowling Green, MO
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bowling Green:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bowling Green
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bowling Green, MO (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,58537
Mainline Protestant1,86726
Catholic1,2503
Black Protestant3012
Other22
None8,511-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Pike County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Pike County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

29.9%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

13.7%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bowling Green:

49.8%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bowling Green:

47.1%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Bowling Green:

28.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bowling Green:

19.4%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Bowling Green:

78.5%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bowling Green, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$27,261$29,7394$3,764
Police - Other 4$9,227$27,6812$921
Financial Administration 3$8,735$34,9400$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,580$51,4809$5,350
Local Libraries 1$2,228$26,7361$755
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Firefighters 0$0 12$920
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$56,031$32,01830$12,610

Bowling Green government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $990,000 ($178.54)
    Police Protection: $908,000 ($163.75)
    Central Staff Services: $475,000 ($85.66)
    Regular Highways: $444,000 ($80.07)
    General - Other: $157,000 ($28.31)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($25.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($24.53)
    Libraries: $110,000 ($19.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($17.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000 ($12.62)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($11.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $455,000 ($82.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $862,000 ($155.46)

Bowling Green government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $883,000 ($159.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($25.07)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($1.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $200,000 ($36.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $82,000 ($14.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($7.57)
    Rents: $27,000 ($4.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($2.16)
    Royalties: $6,000 ($1.08)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,800,000 ($324.62)
    Electric Utilities: $34,000 ($6.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $209,000 ($37.69)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($1.98)
    Public Welfare: $6,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,653,000 ($298.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $426,000 ($76.83)
    Property: $397,000 ($71.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $56,000 ($10.10)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $22,000 ($3.97)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($0.72)

Bowling Green government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,971,000 ($2158.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,375,000 ($2051.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,887,000 ($340.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,290,000 ($232.64)

Bowling Green government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $596,000 ($107.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,143,000 ($206.13)

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln County, MO  0.99% ($59,918 average AGI)
from Audrain County, MO  0.42% ($31,538)
from Marion County, MO  0.42% ($32,154)
Businesses in Bowling Green, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS2
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowling Green:

  • KPCR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowling Green:

  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KKAC (104.3 FM; VANDALIA, MO; Owner: TWENTY-ONE SOUND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJIR (91.7 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: BELIEVERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZZK (105.9 FM; NEW LONDON, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KICK-FM (97.9 FM; PALMYRA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNS-FM (100.7 FM; TROY, MO; Owner: SIMULCAST, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bowling Green:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Bowling Green fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bowling Green fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 80.5mTotal length
  • $2,482,000Total costs
  • 113,423Total average daily traffic
  • 32,108Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,824Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bowling Green, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bowling Green, MO

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fires - 33 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bowling Green, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.9%), and Structure Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bowling Green, MO
    • 6145.9%Outside Fires
    • 4735.3%Structure Fires
    • 1914.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowling Green, MO
Most common first names in Bowling Green, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8076.7 years
Mary7179.1 years
John6377.8 years
James5677.6 years
Charles3778.2 years
George2979.7 years
Robert2873.7 years
Dorothy2879.2 years
Anna2484.2 years
Frank2274.4 years
Most common last names in Bowling Green, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4477.2 years
Grote3173.3 years
Brown2682.9 years
Miller2277.0 years
Meyer1882.8 years
Moore1783.9 years
Williams1479.3 years
Morris1384.3 years
Edwards1280.4 years
Luebrecht1273.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bowling Green, MO
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bowling Green, MO
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 48.2%Electricity


Bowling Green compared to Missouri state average:

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

Bowling Green on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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