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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKentucky

Economic Statistics

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over40,313100.0
In labor force26,25165.1
Civilian labor force
26,21065.0
Employed
24,17360.0
Unemployed
2,0375.1
Percent of civilian labor force
7.8(X)
Armed Forces
410.1
Not in labor force14,06234.9
Females 16 years and over21,251100.0
In labor force12,51458.9
Civilian labor force
12,51458.9
Employed
11,40253.7
Own children under 6 years3,309100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,17965.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over23,777100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone17,81974.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,63315.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)1610.7
Walked1,4936.3
Other means2571.1
Worked at home4141.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over24,173100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations7,03729.1
Service occupations4,07416.9
Sales and office occupations7,23729.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1360.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,4365.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,25317.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2220.9
Construction1,0754.4
Manufacturing4,20617.4
Wholesale trade7483.1
Retail trade3,76415.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9393.9
Information5102.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1464.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3145.4
Educational, health and social services5,58123.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,83911.7
Other services (except public administration)1,0654.4
Public administration7643.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers18,97478.5
Government workers4,02716.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0924.5
Unpaid family workers800.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,241100.0
Less than $10,0003,27117.0
$10,000 to $14,9991,6918.8
$15,000 to $24,9993,38317.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,56213.3
$35,000 to $49,9992,85814.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,88115.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,2126.3
$100,000 to $149,9998854.6
$150,000 to $199,9991861.0
$200,000 or more3121.6
Median household income (dollars)29,047(X)
With earnings15,23079.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,070(X)
With Social Security income4,75424.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,427(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0315.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,949(X)
With public assistance income7133.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,139(X)
With retirement income2,64313.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,473(X)
Families10,824100.0
Less than $10,0001,21211.2
$10,000 to $14,9996736.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,40012.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,40213.0
$35,000 to $49,9991,87417.3
$50,000 to $74,9992,13219.7
$75,000 to $99,9991,0139.4
$100,000 to $149,9997817.2
$150,000 to $199,9991121.0
$200,000 or more2252.1
Median family income (dollars)40,320(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,621(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,244(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,606(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,704(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
With related children under 18 years1,382(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
With related children under 5 years
812(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,043(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.8
With related children under 18 years965(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.3
With related children under 5 years
591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)70.1
Individuals9,568(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
18 years and over7,063(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
65 years and over
807(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
Related children under 18 years2,427(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,568(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over4,392(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.5
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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