Bowling Green, Florida

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Population in 2019: 2,887 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 1,418  (49.1%)
Females: 1,469  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

26.6 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 33834.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,592 (it was $28,209 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$39,592
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,107 (it was $9,978 in 2000)

Bowling Green city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $62,499 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Bowling Green:

$62,499
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $79,515; detached houses: $83,941; mobile homes: $46,719; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $86,539

Median gross rent in 2019: $724.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bowling Green: 70.4 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.2%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.5% for Black residents, 36.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bowling Green, FL (2019)
    • 1,89763.8%Hispanic
    • 65722.1%White alone
    • 33711.3%Black alone
    • 1244.2%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bowling Green, Florida as of August 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bowling Green is 230 to 1.


Crime rates in Bowling Green by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
1
(33.5)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(33.6)
5
(168.2)
1
(34.1)
2
(67.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
1
(33.5)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(171.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(503.9)
13
(437.4)
4
(136.5)
12
(405.7)
6
(200.9)
10
(336.7)
10
(334.8)
6
(206.8)
5
(171.8)
8
(275.6)
7
(240.1)
5
(172.2)
5
(171.4)
5
(172.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(604.6)
22
(740.2)
23
(785.0)
17
(574.7)
28
(937.7)
15
(505.1)
19
(636.1)
17
(585.8)
24
(824.7)
20
(688.9)
19
(651.6)
18
(619.8)
23
(788.2)
16
(551.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(1,411)
47
(1,581)
46
(1,570)
47
(1,589)
42
(1,407)
32
(1,077)
51
(1,707)
35
(1,206)
67
(2,302)
24
(826.7)
47
(1,612)
36
(1,240)
36
(1,234)
27
(931.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(268.7)
6
(201.9)
5
(170.6)
9
(304.3)
1
(33.5)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(137.8)
4
(137.5)
4
(137.8)
2
(68.6)
4
(137.7)
4
(137.1)
3
(103.5)
Arson
(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)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index231.1269.2168.9256.6258.5320.2189.8152.0195.2175.0215.0138.4218.3118.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Florida average:

2.14
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Ancestries: English (4.1%), American (2.4%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 117 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 2,038 people per square mile   (low).

Bowling Green, Florida map

491 residents are foreign born (16.3% Latin America).

This city:

16.5%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,160 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $688 (1.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Bowling Green, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bowling Green, FL in 2019
Bowling Green satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Florida:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,055 (+57.4%).
Most common industries in Bowling Green, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (29.0%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (39.0%)
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.9%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Bowling Green, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (28.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (36.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Bowling Green, Florida

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Bowling Green, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 3.80. This is significantly better than average.

City:

3.80
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Bowling Green-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 51% 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 .

Earthquake activity:

Bowling Green-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 311.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from Bowling Green center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from Bowling Green center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 407.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2016 at 20:00:10, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardee County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bowling Green topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bowling Green:

  • HARDEE MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WAUCHULA Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FINR III, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)

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

  • Southeastern University (about 28 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Polk State College (about 29 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 7,935)
  • Florida Southern College (about 29 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 44 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 45 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 35,920)

Private high school in Bowling Green:

  • FAITH EVANGELISTIC ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 4937 HIGHWAY 17 N, Grades: 5-11)

Public elementary/middle school in Bowling Green:

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Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 17 North), Best Western Heritage Inn (2727 Highway 17 North), Best Western (2727 US Highway 17 North).

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

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

BOWLING GREEN, CITY OF (Population served: 3,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (OCT-01-2010), Fed Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2012)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STATON'S VIDEO AND GAMES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MIDULLA GENERATING STATION (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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)
  • HARDEE POWER PARTNERS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KING FRIES / FT. GREEN SNACK SHACK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Bowling Green:

Marital status in Bowling Green, FL
  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bowling Green:

  • High school or higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
Florida average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bowling Green
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Bowling Green:

(Bowling Green, Florida Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96943
Catholic1,7004
Mainline Protestant6625
Black Protestant6404
Other1432
None13,617-
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: 7
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Hardee 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:
Here:

35.8%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.1%
State:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Florida:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Bowling Green:

28.7
Florida:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
Florida:

19.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Florida:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bowling Green:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

31.3%
Florida:

34.7%

General health condition:
Bowling Green:

52.8%
Florida:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Florida:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bowling Green, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,791$42,4990$0
Water Supply 4$8,521$25,5630$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,262$45,0485$1,300
Solid Waste Management 2$4,415$26,4900$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,133$30,7980$0
Sewerage 1$2,006$24,0720$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,347$28,1640$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$900
Totals for Government 20$58,475$35,0858$2,200

Bowling Green government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $454,000 ($157.26)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($152.75)
    Natural Resources - Other: $324,000 ($112.23)
    Water Utilities: $271,000 ($93.87)
    Financial Administration: $266,000 ($92.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $249,000 ($86.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($7.97)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($5.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $57,000 ($19.74)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($13.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($3.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($12.12)

Bowling Green government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $392,000 ($135.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($92.48)
    Other: $20,000 ($6.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $719,000 ($249.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $61,000 ($21.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000 ($20.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($15.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($15.24)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $303,000 ($104.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $247,000 ($85.56)
    General Local Government Support: $245,000 ($84.86)
  • Tax - Property: $219,000 ($75.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $176,000 ($60.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $172,000 ($59.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $88,000 ($30.48)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $39,000 ($13.51)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.35)

Bowling Green government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $899,000 ($311.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $864,000 ($299.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($12.12)

Bowling Green government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,609,000 ($557.33)

5.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Florida average:

7.69%

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 Polk County, FL  0.93% ($32,840 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.81% ($32,769)
from Manatee County, FL  0.48% ($32,615)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, FL  1.32% ($38,972 average AGI)
to Highlands County, FL  1.00% ($34,753)
to Manatee County, FL  0.57% ($28,739)

Businesses in Bowling Green, FL

  • Best Western: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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.)
Bowling Green fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bowling Green fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 48.7mTotal length
  • $435,000Total costs
  • 59,939Total average daily traffic
  • 16,737Total average daily truck traffic
  • 103,996Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bowling Green, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bowling Green, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 14707 Taylor Rd (Lat: 27.673361 Lon: -82.109528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137 m, Call Sign: KPM711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2014, Certifier: William L Watson, Registrant: Cbs, 1800 K Street Nw, Suite 920, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 457-4518, Fax: (202) 457-4615

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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: 03/14/2015, Expiration Date: 03/14/2025, 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, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2020, 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:
  • Lat: 27.692000 Lon: -81.934222, Call Sign: WQWM715,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.837 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 456.387 MHz, 457.037 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 10/06/2025, Certifier: Michael Luciano, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 27.637167 Lon: -81.963500, Call Sign: WRFZ505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.712 MHz, 463.812 MHz, 468.812 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2020, Expiration Date: 06/04/2030, Certifier: Tim Frost, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 701-2156, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT/KUHLMAN CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 410CC, N410CC, N-410CC, Serial Number: CH2-1298-1818, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 09/19/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald Caulder, 3036 Methodist Church Rd, Bowling Green, FL 33834

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bowling Green, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (73.6%), and Structure Fires (14.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bowling Green, FL
    • 33173.6%Outside Fires
    • 6414.2%Structure Fires
    • 4510.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 102.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowling Green, FL
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


Bowling Green compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Bowling Green on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #49 (33834) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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