Glasgow, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 138 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.8%
 
Males: 71  (52.0%)
Females: 67  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  53.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 62694

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,926 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$57,926
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,723 (it was $11,172 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $46,732 (it was $24,600 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$46,732
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $40,396; Detached houses: $51,143; Mobile homes: $12,840

Median gross rent in 2016: $616.

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    • 13595.7%White alone
    • 32.1%American Indian alone
    • 32.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glasgow: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (55.2%), Irish (9.5%), English (5.7%), German (5.7%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/23/1867

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 136 people per square mile   (very low).

Glasgow, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,667 (2.4%)

Glasgow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (47.1 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (65.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alsey, IL (1.6 miles ), Winchester, IL (2.4 miles ), Roodhouse, IL (2.7 miles ), Hillview, IL (2.8 miles) , Manchester, IL (2.8 miles ), Florence, IL (3.0 miles) , White Hall, IL (3.0 miles ), Milton, IL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.55 N, Longitude: 90.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Glasgow household income distribution Glasgow home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (52%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (52%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Average climate in Glasgow, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Glasgow-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Glasgow village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glasgow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 148.0 miles away from Glasgow center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 172.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from Glasgow center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glasgow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glasgow:

  • WHITE HALL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WHITE HALL, IL)
  • WHITE HALL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WHITE HALL, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 45 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 48 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Lindenwood University (about 53 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 56 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 59 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 59 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

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Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.6%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Illinois average:

12.1

Glasgow travel time to work - commute Glasgow mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Glasgow village (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,78611
Mainline Protestant1,44810
Catholic1411
Other2-
None1,978-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Scott County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Scott County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$216
Totals for Government 0$0 9$216

Glasgow government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($43.48)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($21.74)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($14.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($14.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($65.22)

Glasgow government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($14.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($101.45)
    Highways: $5,000 ($36.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($7.25)

Glasgow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($195.65)

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, IL  1.59% ($25,438 average AGI)
from Greene County, IL  0.50% ($29,800)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morgan County, IL  2.50% ($35,882 average AGI)
to Greene County, IL  0.64% ($25,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Glasgow:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Glasgow compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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