Cost of Living

Give a little, get a lot


Sustained by a cost of living that is below the national average, South Central Kentucky's 10-county region provides residents with a high quality of life for an affordable price. The Bowling Green MSA, which encompasses a large portion of the South Central Kentucky region, reported a Composite Index 10 percent lower than the national average according to the Council for Community and Economic Research.


Not only does the residential real estate market in the region offer great choices for buyers at affordable prices! The average median home value for South Central Kentucky is $124,817, and the median home value in the Bowling Green MSA is $140,899 - both are over 30% lower than the national average.

Aside from being affordable, the real estate market in South Central Kentucky offers stability to homeowners with consistent inventory and housing prices. 

View US Census QuickFacts for Bowling Green and Warren County.