Zip Code 42101 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBowling Green
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Warren
Secondary County: Edmonson
Area Code270 / 364
Alternate Zip Code NamesHADLEY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBOWLING GRN
Current Population:55648
Racial Majority:White 74.61%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$35848
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39730
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range472 - 679 ft.
Area272 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.06629000, -86.47940100

Zip Code 42101 Description

Zip Code 42101 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Bowling Green metro area. Zip code 42101 is primarily located in Warren County. Portions of 42101 are also located in Edmonson County. The official US Postal Service name for 42101 is BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 42101 are contained within or border the city limits of Bowling Green, KY, Plum Springs, KY, and Woodburn, KY. The area code for zip code 42101 is 270. 42101 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 42101 is 4.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 42101 increased to 55648 from 49351 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 42101 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 42101 public schools is White. 62.2% of students in 42101 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 42749 74.61% 42149 +1%
 Black Or African American 8031 14.02% 7179 +12%
 Hispanic 3387 5.91% 3612 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 200 0.35% 140 +43%
 Asian 1690 2.95% 1311 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.02% 51 -76%
 Other Race 81 0% 81 -100%
 Two Or More Races 1125 2.14% 1125 +9%

Zip Code 42101 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.3%
 Black Or African American 12.6%
 Hispanic 11.1%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 42101 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5564849351
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households20122
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35848
Income Under $50K Per Year64.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
42101 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 2Brett GuthrieRepublican
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42101 Kentucky State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Jason PetrieRepublican
17Steve SheldonRepublican
19Michael MeredithRepublican
20Patti MinterDemocrat
22Wilson StoneDemocrat
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42101 Kentucky State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
5Stephen MeredithRepublican
6C.B. EmbryRepublican
32Mike WilsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$160907
Average Real Estate Sale Price$185000
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 71a - Crawford-Mammoth Cave Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 42101 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25283745546367665846372946
Avg Max Temp (°F)43495969778589888170584768
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bowling Green, KY
CBSA Type42101
CBSA Population121234
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours