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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glasgowwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Glasgow
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.
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