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33 Apartments for rent in Bowling Green, KY

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Last updated November 13 at 6:11pm UTC
The Drake
726 Cumberland Trace Road
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 4:19pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$899
2 Bedrooms
$1,079
3 Bedrooms
$1,224
Cedargate
2701 N Mill Ave
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 11:06am UTC
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$533
2 Bedrooms
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5878 Old Nashville Rd
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 6:11pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$699
5878 Old Nashville Rd
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 6:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$875
240 Hanover Ct
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 6:09pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
208 Hanover Ct
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 6:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
1434 Ivan Downs Blvd.
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 5:29pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
242 Walnut Creek Court
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 11 at 10:27am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$899
3400 Innsbrooke Ct
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 10 at 10:24am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,160
554 Walnut Creek Dr
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 8:46pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$934
224 Walnut Creek Court
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 8:46pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$934
232 Hanover Ct
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 8:45pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
1226 Nahm Dr
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 10:39am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
810 Logan Way
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 6 at 11:17am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$950
1507 Neal St
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 6 at 11:15am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$810
542 Walnut Creek Dr
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 10 at 6:15pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$999
436 Cedar Hollow Dr
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 8:46pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
241 Herman Ave
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 10:42am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
100 Amy Ave
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 8 at 10:39am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$610
137 Huntsman Circle
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 6 at 6:36pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,995
332 Hanover St
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 13 at 6:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,025
146 Huckleberry Way
Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Updated November 12 at 1:01pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,285
City Guide
Bowling Green

This Kentucky town is full of history that dates all the way back to the Confederacy, but these days it’s known more for Western Kentucky University and the Corvettes that come from the GM factory. There’s no confirmed story about how Bowling Green acquired its name; however, the amount of parks and green spaces in the city (around 20) may have something to do with it. With all that park space, Bowling Green is full of activities for those who lead an active lifestyle and the weather, which offers all four seasons, is typically perfect for a round of Frisbee golf (huge here). Though if you’re not all about exercise, there are plenty of museums to fill your days.

Living in Bowling Green is a mix of living in a college town and a laid back farm town. Houses here tend to be large and sit on a lot of property (we’re talking “you could do cartwheels on the lawn” big) but the apartments and retail centers are usually new or refurbished and have a lot to offer. In recent years, the downtown area has been restored, with new retail space, government buildings and art centers sharing the same streets as historic museums and Fountain Square.

Cost of living here is very affordable and finding an apartment is relatively easy. South of downtown Bowling Green is the hot spot for homeowners and renters alike. Living here will put you within walking distance of all downtown amenities and the riverfront, close to the highway/bypass and minutes from WKU. The apartments do sometimes cater to students, but there are also newer/luxury apartments for those who are past their college years. They also typically come with fireplaces and are pet-friendly, though you should always remember to ask a landlord before moving in with a furry friend.

Downtown is another coveted neighborhood due to the amenities and its proximity to the highway and WKU. Apartment living here is a bit different because it often means living above the shops and restaurants in old, often restored buildings. Those who live down here love it, as it puts you right in the thick of things. The west side of town is one of the more diverse parts of the city for those who wish to add a little culture to their lives.

Though it’s a town with a long history and deep roots, Bowling Green is still growing in many ways. Various parts of town are expanding, new housing is being built and the economy is strong. Down to earth people and affordable living don’t happen every day. Get your hands on some Bowling Green living today!

November 2018 Bowling Green Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Bowling Green Rent Report. Bowling Green rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bowling Green rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

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Rent Report
Bowling Green

November 2018 Bowling Green Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Bowling Green Rent Report. Bowling Green rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bowling Green rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Bowling Green rents held steady over the past month

Bowling Green rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up marginally by 0.8% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Bowling Green stand at $620 for a one-bedroom apartment and $790 for a two-bedroom. Bowling Green's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.4%, but trails the national average of 1.1%.

Bowling Green rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased marginally in Bowling Green, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Bowling Green is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Bowling Green's median two-bedroom rent of $790 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.1% over the past year compared to the 0.8% rise in Bowling Green.
  • While Bowling Green's rents rose marginally over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 1.3%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Bowling Green than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, which is nearly four times the price in Bowling Green.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.