Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2021

14,647
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Glasgow is a city located in Barren County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Barren County. With a 2020 population of 14,647, it is the 30th largest city in Kentucky and the 2352nd largest city in the United States . Glasgow is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,028 in 2010. Glasgow reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Glasgow has a population density of 924 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glasgow is $46,997 with a poverty rate of 27.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Glasgow is 42.6 years, 39.8 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Glasgow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glasgowwas:

  • White: 84.97%
  • Black or African American: 8.81%
  • Two or more races: 5.05%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glasgow, Kentucky is 14,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,485.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,028.

Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202154,5901350.25%
202054,4551350.25%
201954,3201350.25%
201854,1853460.64%
201753,839560.10%
201653,7833120.58%
201553,4714400.82%
201453,0311340.25%
201352,8973070.58%
201252,5901990.38%
201152,3911280.24%
201052,2630.00%

Glasgow Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,23084.97%
Black or African American1,2688.81%
Two or More Races7275.05%
Some Other Race1040.72%
Asian640.44%
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Glasgow Population by Race

Glasgow Population Pyramid $2021

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Glasgow Median Age

42.6


Total

39.8


Male

44.5


Female

Glasgow Adults

There are 11,210 adults, (3,005 of whom are seniors) in Glasgow.

Glasgow Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Glasgow Sex Ratio

Female

7,967

55.35%

Male

6,426

44.65%

Glasgow Population by Age

Glasgow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glasgow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female18.1%81.9%
Male27.9%72.1%
All47%53%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Married64.2%35.8%

47.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glasgow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8672.3447
Non Family2,4241.2547.7
Married2,0483.0264.2
Female1,0583.3318.1
Male3372.8627.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Glasgow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,09310.94%
9th to 12th Grade8228.23%
High School Graduate4,04840.53%
Some College1,55515.57%
Associates Degree6946.95%
Bachelors Degree1,04810.49%
Graduate Degree7287.29%
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Glasgow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5756,8711,616
Black95282894
Hispanic23019816
2+ Races16716741
Other Race10472
Asian6499

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.55%.

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,439$32,162$24,539
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,498$27,422$18,594
Some College$30,000$43,571$24,254
Bachelors Degree$42,679$45,556$39,120
Graduate Degree$45,670$41,806$46,696

$29,439

Average Earnings

$32,162

Average Male

$24,539

Average Female

Glasgow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glasgow Language by Age

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Glasgow Language

94.90% of Glasgow residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Glasgow Language

Glasgow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0522,98527.01%
Black1,23136429.57%
Hispanic70024835.43%
Multiple72516923.31%

27.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.45%

Male Poverty Rate

30.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glasgow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Hispanic, with 35.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Multiple, with 23.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.19%.

Glasgow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.80%
High School22.23%
Some College18.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed79.17%
Female Unemployed47.91%
Female Employed18.44%
Male Employed8.93%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glasgow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,138$46,997
Families$38,281$54,418
Married Families$53,974-
Non Families$30,337$35,063
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Income by Household Type

Glasgow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Glasgow Marital Status by Race

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Glasgow Marital Status

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611

Number of Veterans

574

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam263
World War II86
First Gulf War49
Korea34
Second Gulf War31

Glasgow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+223
55 to 64145
65 to 74125
35 to 5487
18 to 3431

Glasgow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5976.12%
Black141.34%

Glasgow Veterans by Race

Glasgow Veterans by Education

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10.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glasgow Veterans by Education

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51%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Glasgow Employment by Age

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Glasgow Employment by Race

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Glasgow Employment by Education

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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73.37%

Born in Glasgow

96.54%

Native Born

3.46%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.54% of Glasgow residents were born in the United States, with 73.37% having been born in Kentucky. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Glasgow Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,647810.56%
202014,566810.56%
201914,485810.56%
201814,404580.40%
201714,346-60-0.42%
201614,406420.29%
201514,3641390.98%
201414,225820.58%
201314,143810.58%
201214,062640.46%
201113,998-28-0.20%
201014,0261,0070.75%
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%

Glasgow Population by Year