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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataKentucky

Social Statistics

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,815100.0
Nursery school, preschool6714.0
Kindergarten6023.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,44426.4
High school (grades 9-12)2,10912.5
College or graduate school8,98953.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,526100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5689.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,52612.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,36426.8
Some college, no degree5,38619.6
Associate degree1,2734.6
Bachelor's degree4,22315.3
Graduate or professional degree3,18611.6
Percent high school graduate or higher77.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over40,811100.0
Never married15,26837.4
Now married, except separated17,49742.9
Separated6941.7
Widowed2,8316.9
Female
2,3655.8
Divorced4,52111.1
Female
2,6756.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years689100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren37354.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,143100.0
Civilian veterans4,11110.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,114100.0
With a disability9918.2
Population 21 to 64 years27,538100.0
With a disability5,63120.4
Percent employed
54.7(X)
No disability21,90779.6
Percent employed
78.9(X)
Population 65 years and over5,388100.0
With a disability2,64449.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over46,157100.0
Same house in 199516,37235.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199527,84360.3
Same county
12,69227.5
Different county
15,15132.8
Same state
8,85719.2
Different state
6,29413.6
Elsewhere in 19951,9424.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population49,125100.0
Native45,69693.0
Born in United States
45,40592.4
State of residence
30,87962.9
Different state
14,52629.6
Born outside United States
2910.6
Foreign born3,4297.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7945.7
Naturalized citizen
5761.2
Not a citizen
2,8535.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,429100.0
Europe1,38740.4
Asia79123.1
Africa481.4
Oceania250.7
Latin America1,12732.9
Northern America511.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over46,157100.0
English only41,53090.0
Language other than English4,62710.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2,5895.6
Spanish
2,0054.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1972.6
Other Indo-European languages
1,7393.8
Speak English less than "very well"
9262.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7001.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3820.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population49,125100.0

Total ancestries reported

41,13983.7
Arab1790.4
Czech1570.1
Danish540.1
Dutch5571.1
English4,95210.1
French (except Basque)19121.9
French Canadian11320.3
German5,24910.7
Greek900.2
Hungarian540.1
Irish14,4739.1
Italian9882.0
Lithuanian160.0
Norwegian2790.6
Polish5031.0
Portuguese160.0
Russian770.2
Scotch-Irish1,2882.6
Scottish1,0582.2
Slovak550.1
Subsaharan African4000.8
Swedish2020.4
Swiss690.1
Ukrainian930.2
United States or American6,07812.4
Welsh2230.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)240.0
Other ancestries13,06126.6
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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