Retire in Bowling Green

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Bowling Green.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 120

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

20

Health Factors:

27

Health Behaviors:

14

Quality of Life:

39

Clinical Care:

45

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

83.3%

Health Factors:

77.5%

Health Behaviors:

88.3%

Quality of Life:

67.5%

Clinical Care:

62.5%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 86
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1362:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1551:1
# of Dentists: 75
Number of residents per dentist: 1578:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1683:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 208
Number of residents per mental health provider: 569:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 621:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 2

Average ER Wait Time: 30 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

9

1

2

2

1

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

33.3%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,613
$ 3,619
$ 6,525
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,613
$ 3,659
$ 6,525
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,484
$ 1,453
$ 2,680
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,593
$ 3,350
$ 6,489
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 6,296
$ 6,327
$ 11,371
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 6,600
$ 7,270
$ 11,920

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

The property crime rate in Bowling Green is higher than the national average, and most hazard risks are low to moderate.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

2

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

3

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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