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Bowling Green Kentucky Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Bowling Green Kentucky metro area was $46,478 in 2017, the latest figures available. Bowling Green median household income is $1,897 lower than the median Kentucky household income and $13,858 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Bowling Green median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Bowling Green are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bowling Green Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Kentucky $48,375 +1.49% +8.65%
Bowling Green $46,478 -0.33% -5.15%

Trends in Bowling Green, KY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Bowling green is $46,478. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $51,251 and is now $4,773 (9.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,362 in 2011, real median household income for Bowling green has now grown by $4,116 (9.72%).

Real Median Household Income: Bowling Green, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bowling Green

Date US Kentucky Bowling Green
2017 $60,336 $48,375 $46,478
2016 $58,856 $47,663 $46,631
2015 $57,709 $46,783 $44,943
2014 $55,613 $44,524 $49,000
2013 $55,072 $45,743 $49,102
2012 $54,948 $44,629 $44,004
2011 $55,162 $44,938 $42,362
2010 $56,388 $45,138 $44,046
2009 $57,519 $45,895 $47,069
2008 $59,382 $47,408 $48,138
2007 $60,135 $47,723 $48,845
2006 $59,051 $47,985 $51,251

Bowling Green Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bowling Green was $59,660 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky family income, Bowling Green median family income is $1,933 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Bowling Green will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Bowling Green Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Kentucky $61,593 +2.16% +8.49%
Bowling Green $59,660 +11.53% -1.98%

Trends in Bowling Green, KY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Bowling green is $59,660. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $64,038 and is now $4,378 (6.84%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,492 in 2016, real median family income for Bowling green has now grown by $6,168 (11.53%).

Real Median Family Income: Bowling Green, Kentucky, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bowling Green

Date US Kentucky Bowling Green
2017 $73,891 $61,593 $59,660
2016 $72,591 $60,293 $53,492
2015 $70,627 $58,136 $55,765
2014 $68,313 $56,773 $60,867
2013 $67,488 $57,644 $58,824
2012 $66,880 $56,703 $61,796
2011 $67,126 $56,708 $60,110
2010 $68,289 $56,777 $61,767
2009 $69,958 $57,037 $63,499
2008 $72,321 $59,040 $57,879
2007 $72,500 $59,603 $57,078
2006 $71,330 $59,386 $62,879

Bowling Green Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bowling Green was $26,579 in 2017. Compared to the median Kentucky per capita income, Bowling Green median per capita income is $200 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Bowling Green will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bowling Green Kentucky

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Kentucky $26,779 +0.65% +9.09%
Bowling Green $26,579 +7.53% +16.18%

Trends in Bowling Green, KY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Bowling green is $26,579. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $27,838 and is now $1,259 (4.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,522 in 2012, real per capita income for Bowling green has now grown by $4,057 (18.01%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bowling Green

Date US Kentucky Bowling Green
2017 $32,397 $26,779 $26,579
2016 $31,798 $26,606 $24,718
2015 $31,019 $25,952 $24,525
2014 $29,942 $24,547 $22,878
2013 $29,706 $24,946 $24,531
2012 $29,221 $24,304 $22,522
2011 $29,173 $24,358 $26,583
2010 $29,361 $24,456 $24,669
2009 $30,246 $24,971 $24,134
2008 $31,488 $25,797 $25,307
2007 $31,629 $26,015 $26,558
2006 $30,795 $25,731 $27,598