Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2022

15,212
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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 15,212, it is the 31st largest city in Kentucky and the 2919th largest city in the United States. Glasgow is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,014 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Glasgow has a population density of 959 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glasgow is $46,997 with a poverty rate of 28.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $123,000. 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: 86.28%
  • Black or African American: 7.04%
  • Two or more races: 5.06%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glasgow, Kentucky is 15,212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,014.

Glasgow, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Glasgow Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,41986.28%
Black or African American1,0137.04%
Asian650.45%
Some Other Race1681.17%
Two or More Races7295.06%
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Glasgow Population by Race

Glasgow Population Pyramid 2022

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Glasgow Median Age

43


Total

41.6


Male

43.9


Female

Glasgow Adults

There are 11,184 adults, (3,122 of whom are seniors) in Glasgow.

Glasgow Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Glasgow Sex Ratio

Female

8,017

55.70%

Male

6,377

44.30%

Glasgow Population by Age

Glasgow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glasgow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All47.8%52.2%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Male32.2%67.8%
Female17.9%82.1%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glasgow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9762.2947.8
Married2,1912.8969
Male4072.7632.2
Female9353.4917.9
Non Family2,4431.2242.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Glasgow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9649.73%
9th to 12th Grade7027.09%
High School Graduate4,02240.60%
Some College1,65716.73%
Associates Degree6476.53%
Bachelors Degree1,12811.39%
Graduate Degree7877.94%
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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
2+ Races26722883
Hispanic27217066
White8,6647,2301,762
Asian651313
Black68164230
Other Race10422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.09%.

Glasgow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,165$36,453$25,598
Less Than 9th Grade$11,896$$11,375
High School Graduate$25,417$31,038$20,332
Some College$40,118$46,875$27,137
Bachelors Degree$41,065$42,857$31,518
Graduate Degree$47,064$36,094$55,106

$31,165

Average Earnings

$36,453

Average Male

$25,598

Average Female

Glasgow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glasgow Language by Age

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Glasgow Language

95.76% of Glasgow residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Glasgow Language

Glasgow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic68641560.50%
Multiple72625635.26%
Black98727427.76%
White11,2733,07427.27%
Other70NaN%

28.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.50%

Male Poverty Rate

32.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glasgow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glasgow is Hispanic, with 60.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.61%.

Glasgow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.78%
High School17.70%
Some College17.91%
Bachelors or Greater13.67%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.18%
Male Unemployed66.27%
Female Employed19.49%
Female Unemployed68.87%

Glasgow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glasgow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,479$52,384
Families$40,637$63,642
Married Families$56,949-
Non Families$31,504$34,487
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Income by Household Type

Glasgow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

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 45-54.

Glasgow Marital Status by Race

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Glasgow Marital Status

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477

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War23
Vietnam248
Korea40
World War II17

Glasgow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 5448
55 to 64112
65 to 74126
75+173

Glasgow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4484.52%
Black293.94%

Glasgow Veterans by Race

Glasgow Veterans by Education

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11.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glasgow Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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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73.43%

Born in Glasgow

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Glasgow residents were born in the United States, with 73.43% having been born in Kentucky. 3.02% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,0000.00%
19202,5595591.24%
19305,0422,4837.02%
19405,8157731.44%
19507,0251,2101.91%
196010,0693,0443.67%
197011,3011,2321.16%
198012,9581,6571.38%
199012,351-607-0.48%
200013,0196680.53%
201014,0281,0090.75%
201114,127990.71%
201214,226990.70%
201314,325990.70%
201414,424990.69%
201514,523990.69%
201614,622990.68%
201714,721990.68%
201814,820990.67%
201914,919990.67%
202015,014950.64%
202115,113990.66%
202215,212990.66%

Glasgow Population by Year