Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2024

15,614

Glasgow is a city located in Barren County Kentucky. Glasgow has a 2024 population of 15,614. It is also the county seat of Barren County.Glasgow is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 3.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,015 in 2020.

The average household income in Glasgow is $68,890 with a poverty rate of 20.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Glasgow is 42.3 years, 39.6 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Glasgow Demographics

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

  • White: 82.42%
  • Black or African American: 7.64%
  • Two or more races: 6.2%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
15.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
984.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.99% (599)
The current population of Glasgow, Kentucky is 15,614 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,015.

Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2024

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Glasgow Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,39882.42%
Black or African American1,1497.64%
Two or more races9326.2%
Other race2731.81%
Native American1460.97%
Asian1450.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glasgow Population by Race

Glasgow Population Pyramid 2024

Glasgow Median Age

42.3

Total

39.6

Male

46.1

Female

Glasgow Adults

There are 11,552 adults, (3,384 of whom are seniors) in Glasgow.

Glasgow Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Glasgow Sex Ratio

Female7,94752.83%
Male7,09647.17%

Glasgow Population by Age

Glasgow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2222.3151.548.5
Married2,5132.8976.223.8
Non Family2,3601.1835.164.9
Female8563.2432.467.6
Male4933.1737.162.9
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glasgow Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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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 47.33%.

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,477

Average Earnings

$42,049

Average Male

$33,222

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

92.46% of Glasgow residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Glasgow Language

Glasgow Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,6912,13518.26%
Hispanic98852252.83%
Multiple93246650%
Black1,12021018.75%
Other27313649.82%
Native14696.16%
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20.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.89%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glasgow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Hispanic, with 52.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Native, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.02%.

Glasgow Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.77%
High School20.38%
Some College11.32%
Bachelors or Greater8.94%
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Glasgow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.46%
Female Unemployed66.48%
Male Employed10.87%
Female Employed9.56%
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Glasgow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glasgow Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glasgow Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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

Glasgow Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glasgow Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

564

Number of Veterans

552

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Glasgow Veterans by War

count

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Glasgow Veterans by Age

count

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Glasgow Veterans by Race

Glasgow Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glasgow Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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

70.72%

Born in Glasgow

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

2.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.05% of Glasgow residents were born in the United States, with 70.72% having been born in Kentucky. 2.59% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,4441661.02%
202816,2781661.03%
202716,1121661.04%
202615,9461661.05%
202515,7801661.06%
202415,6141661.07%
202315,4481661.09%
202215,2821661.1%
202115,1161010.67%
202015,0155763.99%
201914,439740.52%
201814,365290.2%
201714,336-56-0.39%
201614,392440.31%
201514,3481421%
201414,206770.54%
201314,129820.58%
201214,047640.46%
201113,983-28-0.2%
201014,0119927.62%
200013,0196685.41%
199012,351-607-4.68%
198012,9581,65714.66%
197011,3011,23212.24%
196010,0693,04443.33%
19507,0251,21020.81%
19405,81577315.33%
19305,0422,48397.03%
19202,55955927.95%
19002,000
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Glasgow Population by Year