Glasgow, KY Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Glasgow?

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There are 14,922 residents in Glasgow, with a median age of 42. Of this, 46.25% are males and 53.75% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.24% of the resident pool in Glasgow, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.31%. Additionally, 3.45% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 12,576 people in Glasgow currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 14,922 3.7%
Male Population 6,901 8.2%
Female Population 8,021 0.1%
Male population 46.25%
Female population 53.75%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42 -2.3%
Citizen US Born 14,063 2.2%
Citizen not US Born 344 67.8%
Not Citizen 515 18.7%
Citizen US Born 94.24%
Citizen not US Born 2.31%
Not Citizen 3.45%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 1,207 -9.3%
Moved from Same State 770 -7.2%
Moved from Different State 138 -0.7%
Same House as Last Year 12,576 7.0%
Moved from Same County 8.22%
Moved from Same State 5.24%
Moved from Different State 0.94%
Same House as Last Year 85.6%

What are the employment statistics in Glasgow?

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White-collar workers make up 65.96% of the working population in Glasgow, while blue-collar employees account for 34.04%. There are also 509 entrepreneurs in Glasgow (9.37% of the workforce); 3,965 workers employed in private companies (72.97%); and 601 people working in governmental institutions (11.06%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,584 0.3%
Blue Collar 1,850 -4.0%
White Collar 65.96%
Blue Collar 34.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 509 1.0%
Private Companies 3,965 -1.7%
Governmental Workers 601 -14.6%
Not for Profit Companies 359 39.1%
Self Employees 9.37%
Private Companies 72.97%
Governmental Workers 11.06%
Not for Profit Companies 6.61%

How many households are there in Glasgow?

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There are a total of 6,097 households in Glasgow, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 60.34% of these Glasgow households, while non-family units account for the remaining 39.66%. Additionally, 33.85% of households have children and 66.15% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,097 2.0%
Average People Per Household 2 2.6%
Family Households 3,679 4.1%
Non-family Households 2,418 -1.0%
Family Households 60.34%
Non-family Households 39.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,064 7.7%
Households without Children 4,033 -0.7%
Households with Children 33.85%
Households without Children 66.15%

What are the median and average incomes in Glasgow?

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The average annual household income in Glasgow is $60,698, while the median household income sits at $38,669 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $33,596, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $44,454. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,688 and $32,331, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $60,698 15.9%
Median Household Income $38,669 3.2%
People below Poverty Level 3,749 1.1%
People above Poverty Level 10,284 7.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Glasgow?

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There are 6,898 housing units in Glasgow, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1973. Of the 6,097 occupied housing units in Glasgow, 51.22% are owner-occupied, while 48.78% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 47.33% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $129,300. In general, housing costs reach $743 per month in Glasgow.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 6,898 2.9%
Median Year Built 1973 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 812 19.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 342 1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,027 -2.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 877 0.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,349 4.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 454 -11.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 809 -11.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 755 6.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 473 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,097 2.0%
Owner Occupied 3,123 9.3%
Renter Occupied 2,974 -4.7%
Owner Occupied 51.22%
Renter Occupied 48.78%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,478 10.8%
Without Mortgage 1,645 8.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $129,300 8.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $124,600 -2.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $743 3.2%
With Mortgage 47.33%
Without Mortgage 52.67%

What is the level of education in Glasgow?

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Approximately 48.83% of the population in Glasgow holds a high school degree (that's 5,572 residents), while 15.18% have attained a college certificate (2,399 locals) and 12.56% have a bachelor's degree (1,433 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 856 -11.2%
Some High School 5,572 -4.2%
Some College 2,399 4.1%
Associate Degree 867 20.6%
Bachelor's Degree 1,433 23.8%
Graduate Degree 950 20.7%
No High School 7.5%
Some High School 48.83%
Some College 15.18%
Associate Degree 7.6%
Bachelor's Degree 12.56%
Graduate Degree 8.33%

What is the marital status of Glasgow residents?

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A total of 3,152 people in Glasgow have never been married (which represents 26.4% of the total population), while 5,743 of them are wedded (48.1%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 406 (3.4%) and 1,894 (15.86%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,152 -2.5%
Married 5,743 8.2%
Separated 406 5.7%
Widowed 1,151 -3.8%
Divorced 1,894 -5.0%
Never Married 26.4%
Married 48.1%
Separated 3.4%
Widowed 9.64%
Divorced 15.86%

What are the most common means of transportation in Glasgow?

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Y-o-Y Change
Car 4,961 0.7%
Walk 142 -10.1%

What is the median and average household income in Glasgow by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
42141 31,230 12,262 $45,795.00 $62,803.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 42141