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People

Total Population 2,916
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,068
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,806
% Above Poverty Level 71.8%
% Below Poverty Level 28.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation 5.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $631
Median House Value $78,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.2%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 1.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bowling Green Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles S of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles SE of Tampa, Florida
County Hardee
Standard Zip Codes 33834
Phone Area Codes 863
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.638
Longitude -81.824

Bowling Green Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAUCHULA
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 73 F
Apr Temp 57 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station AVON PARK 2 W
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 73 F
Apr Temp 59 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station BARTOW
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 74 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 85 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bowling Green, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Duette (33834)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avon Park 9,974 $32,706
Bartow 18,094 $55,290
Fort Meade 5,824 $51,292
Frostproof 3,062 $44,342
Wauchula 4,909 $50,559
Zolfo Springs 2,003 $35,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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863-375-2000
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