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Bowling Green is a city in Wood County, in the Toledo metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the city in Kentucky
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Bowling Green. For links to other places called Bowling Green, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bowling Green is 41.374N. The longitude is -83.651W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,382.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bowling Green demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Toledo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43402 ZIP code.
31% of Bowling Green residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bowling Green ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bowling Green was $15,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Bowling Green residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bowling Green, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,021.
Libraries in Bowling Green include Wood County District Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Bowling Green include WBGU.
Wood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bowling Green political report.
The average commute time for Bowling Green workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bowling Green between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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