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ZIP Code 42103

Primary City:Bowling Green, KY (View All Cities)
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (2:08am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -86.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42103. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 42103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42103, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bowling Green, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42103 is located in south Kentucky and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 42103 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42103 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,936
Population Density 267 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,153
Median Home Value $173,600
Land Area 70.87 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,664
Median Household Income $59,942

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55865441,130
5-96476731,320
10-147286501,378
15-196165721,188
20-245845541,138
25-296416431,284
30-345515651,116
35-395936311,224
40-446206501,270
45-496687101,378
50-546877401,427
55-596006631,263
60-645545901,144
65-69413450863
70-74266349615
75-79206254460
80-84138227365
85 Plus112261373

Gender

 Male 9,210 49%
 Female 9,726 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,688 88.1%
 Black Or African American 865 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 795 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 188 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 329 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2457330387
25-345316391,170
35-449214101,331
45-541,1814021,583
55-641,1272751,402
65-74790116906
75-8449999598
85 Plus181106287

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,160 54%
 Single Guardian 967 13%
 Singles 2,053 27%
 Singles With Roommate 484 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,221 68%
 Households with Kids 2,443 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
194107201
212692218
3132127259
4128128256
5125135260
6133142275
7117111228
8139147286
9133138271
10137125262
11168132300
12144133277
13132121253
14147139286
15129121250
16152137289
17127121248
18109109218
199984183
2011499213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42103 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42103 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 42103 real estate data, the median home value of $173,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 42103. Rentals in 42103 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,832 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 104 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,599 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,688 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,377 29%
 Households Vacant 489 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 204 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 95 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 56 2%
 1 Bedroom 499 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,032 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,023 39%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $59,942 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42103 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 42103 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,493 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,231 27%
 No Earnings 4,968 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,493 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,231 27%
 No Earnings 4,968 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,847 94.7%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 227 2.4%
 Worked at Home 239 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 604 9%
 High School Graduate 3,013 47%
 Associate's degree 279 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,534 24%
 Master's degree 496 8%
 Professional school degree 239 4%
 Doctorate degree 251 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,499 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 429 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 315 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42103

ZIP Code 42103 is in the Bowling Green Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42103.

Potter Gray Elementary
610 Wakefield
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bowling Green Independent School District
Rivendell Elementary
1035 Porter Pk Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Cumberland Trace Elementary
830 Cumberland Trace Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Briarwood Elementary School
265 Lovers Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Jody Richards Elementary
2100 Elrod Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District
Rivendell High School
1035 Porter Pk Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren County School District

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