Bowling Green, VA Population

Population: 936. Estimated population in July 2020: 995 (+6.3% change)
Males: 384 (41.0%), Females: 552 (59.0%)

Zip codes: 22427.

Median resident age: 48.5 years
Median household income: $32,250
Median house value: $120,800

Races in Bowling Green:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.3%)
  • Black (18.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.0%), English (16.2%), German (10.8%), Irish (7.3%), Scottish (4.6%), Subsaharan African (3.3%).

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bowling Green

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowling Green town

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 23.4%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

2.0% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.3% Latin America, 0.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-9.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bowling Green:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bowling Green:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 59 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 61 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bowling Green:

  • SHANNON (about 16 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: EZF)
  • STAFFORD REGIONAL (about 24 miles; STAFFORD, VA; Abbreviation: RMN)
  • HANOVER COUNTY MUNI (about 25 miles; RICHMOND/ASHLAND, VA; Abbreviation: OFP)
Amtrak station near Bowling Green:

  • 19 miles: FREDERICKSBURG (CAROLINE ST. & LAFAYETTE BLVD.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowling Green:

  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 20 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 38 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 42 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
Public primary/middle school in Bowling Green:

  • BOWLING GREEN ELEM. (Students: 370; Location: 16261 RICHMOND TURNPIKE; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Bowling Green:

  • CAROLINE LIBRARY, INC. (Operating income: $228,890; Location: 17202 RICHMOND TURNPIKE; 41,325 books; 1,720 audio materials; 1,250 video materials; 45 serial subscriptions)