Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2020

14,326
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Glasgow is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 14,326, it is the 31st largest city in Kentucky and the 2370th largest city in the United States. Glasgow is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 2.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,028 in 2010. Glasgow reached it's highest population of 14,424 in 2018. Spanning over 16 miles, Glasgow has a population density of 903 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glasgow is $44,504 with a poverty rate of 28.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $703 per month, and the median house value is $113,100. The median age in Glasgow is 43.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.2 males.

Glasgow Demographics

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

  • White: 86.21%
  • Black or African American: 7.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.76%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glasgow, Kentucky is 14,326, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,028.

Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202054,8303120.57%
201954,5183120.57%
201854,2063120.58%
201753,894930.17%
201653,8013210.60%
201553,4804430.83%
201453,0371340.25%
201352,9033090.58%
201252,5942050.39%
201152,3891290.25%
201052,2600.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,38986.21%
Black or African American1,0677.43%
Two or More Races6844.76%
Some Other Race1601.11%
Asian530.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.12%
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Glasgow Population Pyramid 2020

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Glasgow Median Age

43.3


Total

40.4


Male

44.4


Female

Glasgow Adults

There are 11,296 adults, (2,986 of whom are seniors) in Glasgow.

Glasgow Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Glasgow Sex Ratio

Female

8,063

56.11%

Male

6,307

43.89%

Glasgow Households and Families

Glasgow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glasgow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.4%33.6%
All47.7%52.3%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Male27.1%72.9%
Female19.9%80.1%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0132.2847.7
Non Family2,6191.1947.4
Married2,0073.0166.4
Female1,1363.3319.9
Male2512.9427.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Glasgow Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,10510.81%
9th to 12th Grade8718.52%
High School Graduate4,07239.82%
Some College1,72016.82%
Associates Degree7237.07%
Bachelors Degree1,15711.31%
Graduate Degree5785.65%
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Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0017,3131,612
Black78258654
Hispanic21619417
Multiple Races15715752
Other Race10684
Asian53
Native American17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 33.12%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,138$31,554$21,393
Less Than High School$28,828$31,492$
High School Grad$22,087$28,939$19,440
Some College$21,316$26,378$20,719
Bachelors Degree$37,470$48,903$27,778
Graduate Degree$36,759$40,147$36,667

$26,138

Average Earnings

$31,554

Average Male

$21,393

Average Female

Glasgow Language

Glasgow Language by Age

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Glasgow Language

95.47% of Glasgow residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Glasgow Poverty

Glasgow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3343,21428.36%
Black1,00128428.37%
Hispanic65123836.56%
Multiple68212918.91%
Other1605433.75%

28.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.31%

Male Poverty Rate

30.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glasgow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Hispanic, with 36.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Multiple, with 18.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.67%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.66%
High School23.14%
Some College21.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.30%
Female Unemployed64.37%
Female Employed18.12%
Male Employed7.17%

Glasgow Income

Glasgow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,561$44,504
Families$37,147$52,983
Married Families$51,008-
Non Families$27,755$32,492
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Glasgow Marital Status

Glasgow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Glasgow Married by Age and Sex

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Glasgow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Glasgow Marital Status by Race

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Glasgow Veterans

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713

Number of Veterans

650

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam284
World War II79
First Gulf War69
Korea39
Second Gulf War29
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Age Group Veterans
75+242
55 to 64216
35 to 54135
65 to 7491
18 to 3429
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6646.63%
Black495.81%

Glasgow Veterans by Education

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12.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glasgow Employment Status

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.90%

Born in Kentucky

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Glasgow residents were born in the United States, with 73.90% having been born in Kentucky. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,326-49-0.34%
201914,375-49-0.34%
201814,424580.40%
201714,366-49-0.34%
201614,415450.31%
201514,3701421.00%
201414,228820.58%
201314,146810.58%
201214,065660.47%
201113,999-26-0.19%
201014,0251,0060.75%
200013,0196680.53%
199012,351-607-0.48%
198012,9581,6571.38%
197011,3011,2321.16%
196010,0693,0443.67%
19507,0251,2101.91%
19405,8157731.44%
19305,0422,4837.02%
19202,5595591.24%
19002,0000.00%