Glasgow, Delaware Population 2024

15,411

Glasgow is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Glasgow has a 2024 population of 15,411. Glasgow is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,399 in 2020.

The average household income in Glasgow is $114,552 with a poverty rate of 6.55%. The median age in Glasgow is 42.1 years: 43.3 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Glasgow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glasgow was:

  • White: 60.25%
  • Black or African American: 26.85%
  • Asian: 7.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.8%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,552.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.08% (12)
The current population of Glasgow, Delaware is 15,411 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,399.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,28260.25%
Black or African American4,13726.85%
Asian1,1967.76%
Two or more races5863.8%
Other race1681.09%
Native American360.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glasgow Population by Race

Glasgow Population Pyramid 2024

Glasgow Median Age

42.1

Total

43.3

Male

41

Female

Glasgow Adults

There are 12,372 adults, (1,976 of whom are seniors) in Glasgow.

Glasgow Age Dependency

48.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Glasgow Sex Ratio

Female8,18953.16%
Male7,21646.84%

Glasgow Population by Age

Glasgow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4342.8384.415.6
Married3,0523.2988.811.2
Non Family1,7161.7277.522.5
Female4203.9783.116.9
Male2462.9379.720.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glasgow Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1391.22%
Associates Degree1,30711.44%
Bachelors Degree2,67523.41%
Graduate Degree1,18210.34%
High School Graduate3,29028.79%
Less Than 9th Grade1821.59%
Some College2,65123.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,0466,9832,191
Black2,8992,8041,102
Asian747722364
2+ Races416331120
Hispanic403328123
Other Race1378455
Native American36360

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.73%.

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,329$85,450$60,856
Graduate Degree$90,547$120,197$90,066
High School Graduate$35,208$31,792$38,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$54,597$58,241$49,435
Some College$49,981$57,914$45,691

$54,597

Average Earnings

$58,241

Average Male

$49,435

Average Female

Glasgow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glasgow Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glasgow Language

81.14% of Glasgow residents speak only English, while 18.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.06% of the population.

Glasgow Language

Glasgow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,0095536.14%
Black4,1372135.15%
Asian1,19615613.04%
Other1685331.55%
Hispanic604538.77%
Multiple546325.86%

6.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.42%

Male Poverty Rate

8.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glasgow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Other, with 31.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Black, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.67%.

Glasgow Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.38%
High School16.78%
Some College3.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.36%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.14%
Male Unemployed17.5%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed2.87%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glasgow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$109,668$124,616
Households$104,692$114,552
Married Families$109,877$-999,999,999
Non Families$88,906$89,380

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glasgow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Glasgow Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glasgow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Glasgow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glasgow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

950

Number of Veterans

863

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam242
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War170
Korea31
World War II0

Glasgow Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64410
35 to 54268
65 to 74215
75+57
18 to 340

Glasgow Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7219.63%
Black2186.65%
Other Race117.05%
Hispanic112.76%

Glasgow Veterans by Race

Glasgow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glasgow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Glasgow Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glasgow Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glasgow Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49%

Born in Glasgow

87.17%

Native Born

12.83%

Foreign Born

4.82%

Non Citizen

8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.17% of Glasgow residents were born in the United States, with 49% having been born in Delaware. 4.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glasgow Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202415,41130.02%
202315,40830.02%
202215,405630.41%
202115,342-57-0.37%
202015,3991,0407.24%
201914,359170.12%
201814,342-938-6.14%
201715,280500.33%
201615,2305904.03%
201514,640-322-2.15%
201414,962-713-4.55%
201315,6758956.06%
201214,780-332-2.2%
201115,1128095.66%
201014,30300%

Glasgow Population by Year