Bowling Green, OH Population by Age

The median age in Bowling Green, OH is 22.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 11.28% were under the age of 15, 54.16% aged 15 to 29, 25.72% aged 30 to 64, 7.62% aged 65 to 84, and 1.22% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Bowling Green, OH population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Bowling Green's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 1,272 4.14%
5 to 9 years 1,339 4.36%
10 to 14 years 855 2.78%
15 to 19 years 5,249 17.09%
20 to 24 years 9,093 29.6%
25 to 29 years 2,293 7.47%
30 to 34 years 1,690 5.5%
35 to 39 years 1,157 3.77%
40 to 44 years 777 2.53%
45 to 49 years 1,158 3.77%
50 to 54 years 965 3.14%
55 to 59 years 890 2.9%
60 to 64 years 1,263 4.11%
65 to 69 years 825 2.69%
70 to 74 years 646 2.1%
75 to 79 years 518 1.69%
80 to 84 years 351 1.14%
85 years and over 374 1.22%
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Bowling Green, OH population by age group

Key stats
17,808
Population under 25 years
5,917
Population aged 25-44
4,276
Population aged 45-64
2,714
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Bowling Green's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Bowling Green, OH population by age group. The largest age group was 20-24 years with a poulation of 9,093 (29.60% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Bowling Green, OH was for the group of age 20-24 years with a population of 9,093 (29.60%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Bowling Green, OH was the 80-84 years with a population of 351 (1.14%).

Bowling Green, OH population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Bowling Green, OH's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Bowling Green's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Bowling Green, OH population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 23,822 (77.56% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 4,179 13.61%
18 to 64 years 23,822 77.56%
85 years and over 2,714 8.84%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Bowling Green's population under 18 was 13.61%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Bowling Green's working population (between 18 and 64) was 77.56%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Bowling Green's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 8.84% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Bowling Green, OH population pyramid

Population pyramid for Bowling Green, OH is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Bowling Green's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Bowling Green, OH, is 14.1.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Bowling Green, OH, is 11.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Bowling Green, OH is 25.2.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Bowling Green, OH is 9.0.
The graph shows Bowling Green's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Bowling Green, OH population pyramid i.e. Bowling Green population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Bowling Green, OH's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 527 745 1,272
5 to 9 years 775 564 1,339
10 to 14 years 479 376 855
15 to 19 years 2,307 2,942 5,249
20 to 24 years 4,945 4,148 9,093
25 to 29 years 1,245 1,048 2,293
30 to 34 years 764 926 1,690
35 to 39 years 597 560 1,157
40 to 44 years 336 441 777
45 to 49 years 616 542 1,158
50 to 54 years 479 486 965
55 to 59 years 537 353 890
60 to 64 years 578 685 1,263
65 to 69 years 336 489 825
70 to 74 years 259 387 646
75 to 79 years 240 278 518
80 to 84 years 118 233 351
85 years and over 154 220 374
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Things to know

What is the population of Bowling Green, OH under 18?

Bowling Green's population under the age of 18 is 4,179, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 13.61% of the total resident population of Bowling Green, OH.

What is the aging population in Bowling Green, OH?

Bowling Green's population aged 65 years and above was 2,714. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 8.84% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Bowling Green, OH Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Bowling Green age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Bowling Green population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Bowling Green. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Bowling Green by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Bowling Green.

Key observations

The largest age group in Bowling Green, OH was for the group of age 20-24 years with a population of 9,093 (29.60%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Bowling Green, OH was the 80-84 years with a population of 351 (1.14%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Bowling Green population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Bowling Green is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Bowling Green total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Bowling Green Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Bowling Green, OH Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Bowling Green - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Bowling Green population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Bowling Green. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Bowling Green population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Bowling Green population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Bowling Green is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Bowling Green is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Bowling Green Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Bowling Green, OH Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Bowling Green, OH population pyramid, which represents the Bowling Green population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Bowling Green, OH, is 14.1.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Bowling Green, OH, is 11.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Bowling Green, OH is 25.2.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Bowling Green, OH is 9.0.

Bowling Green population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Bowling Green population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Bowling Green for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Bowling Green for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Bowling Green for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Bowling Green Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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