Bowling Green, Kentucky metropolitan area

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Bowling Green Metropolitan Area
Map of Bowling Green Metro

Common name: Bowling Green Metro
Largest city Bowling Green
Other cities  - Brownsville
 - Scottsville
 - Morgantown
 - Smiths Grove
 - Woodburn
Population  Ranked nd in the U.S.
 – Total 162,231 (2012)[1]
 – Density 220.06/sq. mi. 
Area 548 sq. mi.
2,217 km2
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State(s)  Kentucky
 – Highest point Pilot Knob[2] 935 feet (285 m)
 – Lowest point Confluence of the Green
and Barren Rivers[3]
395 feet (120 m)
Shops along Fountain Square in Downtown Bowling Green.

The Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties in Kentucky, anchored by the city of Bowling Green. As of 2012, the MSA had an estimated population of 162,231.



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As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 104,166 people, 40,013 households, and 26,873 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 88.25% White, 7.68% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $30,782, and the median income for a family was $38,493. Males had a median income of $29,417 versus $19,968 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,664.

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