Bowling Green, Ohio Demographics (select)

 

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Wood County
   160    Bowling Green city
 

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     28,176
Urban population....................................................     28,176
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     17,049
Preprimary school...................................................        331
Elementary or high school...........................................      2,324
  Percent in private school.........................................        5.6
College.............................................................     14,394

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     10,293
Less than 9th grade.................................................        405
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................        766
High school graduate................................................      2,380
Some college, no degree.............................................      1,801
Associates degree...................................................        660
Bachelor's degree...................................................      2,040
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      2,241

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       88.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       41.6

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     27,119
Lived in same house.................................................      7,054
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     19,470
  Same State........................................................     16,357
    Same county.....................................................      4,841
    Different county................................................     11,516
  Different State...................................................      3,113
Lived abroad........................................................        595

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     22,943
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        249
  With a mobility limitation........................................        124
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        169
With a work disability..............................................        789
    In labor force..................................................        416
  Prevented from working............................................        225
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      1,680
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        233
  With a mobility limitation........................................        195
  With a self-care limitation.......................................         95

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................         33
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,098
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,886

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      1,743
  65 years and over.................................................        383

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     27,135
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       74.1
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,041
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        551

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     27,119
Speak a language other than English.................................      1,360
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        342
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        294
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         49
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        407
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        169

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     37,168
Arab................................................................        170
Austrian............................................................         75
Belgian.............................................................         43
Canadian............................................................         71
Czech...............................................................        173
Danish..............................................................        185
Dutch...............................................................        940
English.............................................................      3,794
Finnish.............................................................         79
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,474
French Canadian.....................................................        197
German..............................................................     13,387
Greek...............................................................         72
Hungarian...........................................................        504
Irish...............................................................      4,881
Italian.............................................................      1,774
Lithuanian..........................................................        131
Norwegian...........................................................        216
Polish..............................................................      1,259
Portuguese..........................................................         14
Romanian............................................................         52
Russian.............................................................        204
Scotch-Irish........................................................        672
Scottish............................................................        813
Slovak..............................................................        584
Subsaharan African..................................................         14
Swedish.............................................................        413
Swiss...............................................................        238
Ukrainian...........................................................         95
United States or American...........................................        647
Welsh...............................................................        336
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         25
Yugoslavian.........................................................        163
Other ancestries....................................................     3,473

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     24,954
In labor force......................................................     15,164
      Percent in labor force........................................       60.8
  Civilian labor force..............................................     15,130
    Employed........................................................     14,118
    Unemployed......................................................      1,012
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.7
  Armed Forces......................................................         34
Not in labor force..................................................      9,790

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     10,977
In labor force......................................................      7,111
      Percent in labor force........................................       64.8
  Civilian labor force..............................................      7,084
    Employed........................................................      6,614
    Unemployed......................................................        470
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.6
  Armed Forces......................................................         27
Not in labor force..................................................      3,866

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     13,977
In labor force......................................................      8,053
      Percent in labor force........................................       57.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................      8,046
    Employed........................................................      7,504
    Unemployed......................................................        542
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.7
  Armed Forces......................................................          7
Not in labor force..................................................      5,924

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     13,977
With own children under 6 years.....................................        923
  Percent in labor force............................................       62.0
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,091
  Percent in labor force............................................       88.7

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,179
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        705

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      2,294
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,780

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      5,104
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         54
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         39
  Unemployed........................................................          0
  Not in labor force................................................         15

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     13,618
Percent drove alone.................................................       63.7
Percent in carpools.................................................        8.3
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.3
Percent using other means...........................................        0.3
Percent walked or worked at home....................................       26.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       13.0

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     14,118
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      1,653
Professional specialty occupations..................................      3,464
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        510
Sales occupations...................................................      1,721
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      2,123
Private household occupations.......................................         33
Protective service occupations......................................        369
Service occupations, except protective and household................      2,204
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         90
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        694
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        575
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        332
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        350

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     14,118
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         79
Mining..............................................................         55
Construction........................................................        380
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        560
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................        906
Transportation......................................................        252
Communications and other public utilities...........................        377
Wholesale trade.....................................................        208
Retail trade........................................................      3,096
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        529
Business and repair services........................................        412
Personal services...................................................        247
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        270
Health services.....................................................        755
Educational services................................................      4,457
Other professional and related services.............................      1,052
Public administration...............................................        483

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     14,118
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      8,652
Government workers..................................................      4,998
  Local government workers..........................................      1,310
  State government workers..........................................      3,581
  Federal government workers........................................        107
Self-employed workers...............................................        461
Unpaid family workers...............................................          7

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      8,570
Less than $5,000....................................................        771
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,189
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,106
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,603
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,183
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,217
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        882
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        320
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        211
$150,000 or more....................................................         88
Median household income (dollars)...................................     21,766

  Families..........................................................      3,988
Less than $5,000....................................................         98
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        192
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        252
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        660
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        638
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        882
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        734
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        259
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        211
$150,000 or more....................................................         62
Median family income (dollars)......................................     36,799

  Nonfamily households..............................................      4,582
Less than $5,000....................................................        673
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,003
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        868
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        977
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        520
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        339
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        125
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         51
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          0
$150,000 or more....................................................         26
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     13,483

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     10,354

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      8,570
With wage and salary income.........................................      7,370
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     28,685
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        974
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     13,293
With farm self-employment income....................................         94
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      6,958
With Social Security income.........................................      1,259
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,177
With public assistance income.......................................        384
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,291
With retirement income..............................................      1,139
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      8,971

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     20,266
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,474

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     16,754
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,102
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      1,680
    Below poverty level.............................................        101

Related children under 18 years.....................................      3,505
    Below poverty level.............................................        365
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,016
    Below poverty level.............................................        168
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      2,489
    Below poverty level.............................................        197

Unrelated individuals...............................................      8,615
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,748

  All families......................................................      3,988
    Below poverty level.............................................        248
With related children under 18 years................................      2,101
    Below poverty level.............................................        212
  With related children under 5 years...............................        892
    Below poverty level.............................................        138

  Female householder families.......................................        620
    Below poverty level.............................................        127
With related children under 18 years................................        433
    Below poverty level.............................................        124
  With related children under 5 years...............................        107
    Below poverty level.............................................         60

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       27.0
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       30.5
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        6.0
  Related children under 18 years...................................       10.4
    Related children under 5 years..................................       16.5
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        7.9
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       55.1

All families........................................................        6.2
  With related children under 18 years..............................       10.1
    With related children under 5 years.............................       15.5

Female householder families.........................................       20.5
  With related children under 18 years..............................       28.6
    With related children under 5 years.............................       56.1

      Total housing units...........................................      8,964

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        293
1985 to 1988........................................................        767
1980 to 1984........................................................        620
1970 to 1979........................................................      2,190
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,915
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,105
1940 to 1949........................................................        387
1939 or earlier.....................................................      1,687

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        348
1 bedroom...........................................................      1,816
2 bedrooms..........................................................      3,108
3 bedrooms..........................................................      2,599
4 bedrooms..........................................................        928
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        165

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         36
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         36
Condominium housing units...........................................         69

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      8,884
Individual drilled well.............................................         60
Individual dug well.................................................         12
Some other source...................................................          8

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      8,867
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................         91
Other means.........................................................          6

      Occupied housing units........................................      8,502

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      6,665
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................        151
Electricity.........................................................      1,573
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         39
Coal or coke........................................................          4
Wood................................................................         26
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         25
No fuel used........................................................         19

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      3,526
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,437
1980 to 1984........................................................        936
1970 to 1979........................................................        778
1960 to 1969........................................................        444
1959 or earlier.....................................................        381

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        353

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      8,502
None................................................................        606
1...................................................................      3,345
2...................................................................      3,359
3 or more...........................................................      1,192

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      2,986
  With a mortgage...................................................      1,983
    Less than $300..................................................         42
    $300 to $499....................................................        301
    $500 to $699....................................................        578
    $700 to $999....................................................        634
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        364
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         48
    $2,000 or more..................................................         16
    Median (dollars)................................................        722
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,003
    Less than $100..................................................         12
    $100 to $199....................................................        378
    $200 to $299....................................................        459
    $300 to $399....................................................        134
    $400 or more....................................................         20
    Median (dollars)................................................        221

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      2,986
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,976
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        400
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        240
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        104
  35 percent or more................................................        256
  Not computed......................................................         10

 NT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      4,912
  Less than $200....................................................        294
  $200 to $299......................................................        713
  $300 to $499......................................................      2,572
  $500 to $749......................................................      1,086
  $750 to $999......................................................        137
  $1,000 or more....................................................         12
  No cash rent......................................................         98
  Median (dollars)..................................................        393

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      4,912
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,120
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        520
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        456
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        384
  35 percent or more................................................      2,291
  Not computed......................................................        141
 

1997 ZIP Code Business Patterns - Sector Summary

ZIP Code 43402 - BOWLING GREEN, OH

Employees: 12,058
1st Qtr Payroll (in thousands of dollars): 58,439
Annual Payroll (in thousands of dollars): 249,534
Establishments: 724

Ind                                                                   Estab-
Code                      Industry Description                       lishments
----  -------------------------------------------------------------  ---------
----  TOTAL                                                                724
07--  AGRICULTURAL SERVICES, FORESTRY, AND FISHING                          16
15--  CONSTRUCTION                                                          54
20--  MANUFACTURING                                                         50
40--  TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC UTILITIES                                   17
50--  WHOLESALE TRADE                                                       38
52--  RETAIL TRADE                                                         200
60--  FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE                                   73
70--  SERVICES                                                             271
99--  UNCLASSIFIED ESTABLISHMENTS                                            5
 

Industries by Number of Employees

Ind                                                                                                                                  1,000
Code         Industry Description             1-4        5-9       10-19      20-49      50-99     100-249    250-499    500-999    or more
----  -----------------------------------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
----  TOTAL                                      329        170        108         78         16         16          5          2          0
07--  AGRICULTURAL SERVICES, FORESTRY, AN         11          3          1          1          0          0          0          0          0
15--  CONSTRUCTION                                36         13          4          1          0          0          0          0          0
20--  MANUFACTURING                               11          7          5         12          4          8          1          2          0
40--  TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC UTILITIES          8          4          4          0          1          0          0          0          0
50--  WHOLESALE TRADE                             21          5          8          3          1          0          0          0          0
52--  RETAIL TRADE                                72         42         36         39          7          2          2          0          0
60--  FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE         38         22          8          4          0          1          0          0          0
70--  SERVICES                                   127         74         42         18          3          5          2          0          0
99--  UNCLASSIFIED ESTABLISHMENTS                  5          0          0          0          0          0          0          0          0
 
   

 

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