rich in southern lifestyle

Rich in Southern Lifestyle.

While South Central Kentucky is rich in Southern Lifestyle, we also offer first-class health care facilities, top notch educational opportunities from preschool to the college level, and a sustained cost of living that is below the national average providing residents with a high quality of life for an affordable price.



TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital
The Medical Center at Bowling Green
Graves Gilbert Clinic
(The Largest Physician Clinic in KY)



WKU 18k students, SKY 4.4k students
The Gatton Academy
6 k-8, 3 p-12 Private Schools
2 Public School Districts
(98% Graduation Rate, 20.6k students)

Cost of Living

low cost of living

89% Cost of Living Index
$52,270 Median Household Income
$167,600 Median Home Value



Over 300k in Region
18.3% Growth Last 10 Years

Crime Rate

low crime rate

20.49% Below National Average



Moderate Climate with Mild Winters
Over 200 Sunny Days Per Year

Bowling Green & South Central Kentucky Magazine

The annual Bowling Green & South Central Kentucky Magazine is a great place to learn what the Bowling Green area can offer to current or future residents. Read this year’s edition!

bowling green & south central kentucky magazine


Bowling Green is more than your typical college town. Residents of Bowling Green enjoy a lively arts scene, great food (the city has one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the country!) and plenty of space to spread out.