Zip Code 42104 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBowling Green
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Warren
Secondary County: Simpson
Area Code270 / 364
Current Population:29610
Racial Majority:White 85.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$56802
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63180
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range505 - 614 ft.
Area63 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.87622600, -86.45683700

Zip Code 42104 Description

Zip Code 42104 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Bowling Green metro area. Zip code 42104 is primarily located in Warren County. Portions of 42104 are also located in Simpson County. The official US Postal Service name for 42104 is BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 42104 are contained within or border the city limits of Bowling Green, KY, . The area code for zip code 42104 is 270. 42104 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 42104 is 4.2% 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 42104 increased to 29610 from 20687 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 42104 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 42104 public schools is White. 43.1% of students in 42104 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26155 85.16% 25438 +3%
 Black Or African American 1904 6.2% 1767 +8%
 Hispanic 1485 4.84% 879 +69%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 68 0.22% 58 +17%
 Asian 712 2.32% 995 -28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 38 -100%
 Other Race 50 0.02% 50 -88%
 Two Or More Races 385 1.25% 385 -1%

Zip Code 42104 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.6%
 Black Or African American 10.2%
 Hispanic 7.7%
 Asian 5.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 42104 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2961020687
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households12308
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56802
Income Under $50K Per Year42.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.40%
42104 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 2Brett GuthrieRepublican
Kentucky District 1James ComerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Kentucky Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$237117
Average Real Estate Sale Price$122000
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 71e - Western Pennyroyal Karst Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 42104 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25283745546367655846372946
Avg Max Temp (°F)43495969778589888170584868
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bowling Green, KY
CBSA Type42104
CBSA Population121234
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours