Glasgow, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 14,362 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 6,590  (45.9%)
Females: 7,772  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42141.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,946 (it was $28,083 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$31,946
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,073 (it was $18,697 in 2000)

Glasgow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,958 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$119,958
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,179; detached houses: $156,281; townhouses or other attached units: $136,122; mobile homes: $98,337

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glasgow: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.0%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.8% for other race residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glasgow, KY (2017)
    • 11,94282.9%White alone
    • 1,1027.6%Black alone
    • 7605.3%Hispanic
    • 4743.3%Two or more races
    • 720.5%American Indian alone
    • 450.3%Asian alone

Races in Glasgow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Glasgow, Kentucky as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glasgow is 257 to 1.


Crime rates in Glasgow by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(28.7)
5
(35.3)
3
(21.0)
11
(76.7)
7
(48.5)
3
(20.9)
4
(28.3)
10
(70.9)
5
(35.4)
2
(14.0)
4
(27.8)
6
(41.2)
6
(40.8)
4
(27.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(50.3)
3
(21.2)
2
(14.0)
4
(27.9)
5
(34.6)
6
(41.7)
1
(7.1)
5
(35.5)
3
(21.3)
7
(48.9)
9
(62.4)
5
(34.3)
7
(47.7)
5
(34.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(79.0)
15
(105.8)
17
(119.0)
17
(118.5)
15
(103.9)
13
(90.4)
19
(134.5)
11
(78.0)
22
(155.8)
13
(90.8)
13
(90.2)
22
(151.1)
7
(47.7)
24
(166.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(696.8)
89
(628.0)
62
(434.1)
108
(753.0)
80
(554.0)
62
(431.1)
47
(332.7)
68
(482.4)
55
(389.6)
72
(503.0)
70
(485.7)
112
(769.2)
89
(605.9)
111
(770.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
183
(1,315)
152
(1,073)
163
(1,141)
371
(2,587)
216
(1,496)
221
(1,537)
224
(1,586)
234
(1,660)
269
(1,906)
363
(2,536)
354
(2,456)
316
(2,170)
394
(2,682)
314
(2,179)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(158.0)
19
(134.1)
7
(49.0)
12
(83.7)
9
(62.3)
18
(125.2)
16
(113.3)
11
(78.0)
14
(99.2)
21
(146.7)
25
(173.5)
38
(261.0)
42
(285.9)
27
(187.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A11
(76.2)
3
(20.9)
5
(35.4)
3
(21.3)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(41.6)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.9153.3152.8256.3173.5148.9147.5189.4177.3192.4205.1235.0229.1222.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Glasgow, KY

Crime rate in Glasgow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 39 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (37.4%), English (11.4%), Irish (9.6%), German (4.0%), Scottish (2.3%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1809

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 974 people per square mile   (low).

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478 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.3%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,247 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $902 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (74.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (347.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rocky Hill, KY (3.0 miles ),
Hiseville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Park City, KY (3.1 miles ),
Cave City, KY (3.1 miles ),
Temple Hill, KY (3.1 miles ),
Horse Cave, KY (3.5 miles ),
Tracy, KY (3.6 miles ),
Summer Shade, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 85.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,492 (+52.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,858 (76.3%)

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Glasgow, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Glasgow, KY in 2017
Glasgow satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1999: 104 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $271,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Glasgow, KY residents
Average permit cost in Glasgow, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Glasgow, KY
Historical housing units in Glasgow, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Glasgow, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Glasgow, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Glasgow, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Glasgow, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.156. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.156
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Glasgow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Glasgow city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glasgow-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 147.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from Glasgow 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 122.8 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 165.4 miles away from Glasgow 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 146.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from Glasgow 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 Barren County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glasgow topographic map

Hospitals in Glasgow:

  • T J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1301 NORTH RACE STREET)

Nursing Homes in Glasgow:

  • BARREN COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (300 WESTWOOD ST.)
  • GLASGOW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (220 WESTWOOD ST.)
  • GLASGOW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (220 WESTWOOD ST)
  • GLASGOW STATE ICF (STATE AV BOX 199)
  • GLASGOW STATE NURSING FACILITY (199 STATE AVENUE)
  • GLENVIEW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (1002 GLENVIEW DR.)
  • HOMEWOOD CONVALESCENT CENTER (HOMEWOOD BLVD BOX 297)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, GLASGOW (109 HOMEWOOD BLVD.)

Dialysis Facilities in Glasgow:

  • FMC - GLASGOW KIDNEY CENTER (205 PROFESSIONAL PARK DRIVE)
  • T.J. SAMSON KIDNEY CARE (930 HAPPY VALLEY RD.,)

Home Health Centers in Glasgow:

  • T. J. SAMSON COMM HOSP HOME CARE PROGRAM (1301 NORTH RACE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Glasgow:

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College/University in Glasgow:

  • PJ's College of Cosmetology-Glasgow (Full-time enrollment: 80; Location: 920 Happy Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: GOTOPJS.COM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 30 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 35 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 40 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 55 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 62 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)

Public high schools in Glasgow:

  • BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,212, Location: 507 TROJAN TRAIL, Grades: 9-12)
  • GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 556, Location: 1601 COLUMBIA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • COLLEGE STREET CAMPUS (Location: 304 E COLLEGE STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • BAVEL (Location: 202 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • HAPPY VALLEY LEARNING CENTER (Location: 629 W CHERRY ST, Grades: 7-11)
  • SUCCESS ACADEMY (Location: 629 W. CHERRY, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Glasgow:

  • GLASGOW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 163, Location: 600 OLD CAVALRY DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Glasgow:

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Library in Glasgow:

  • MARY WOOD WELDON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $750,169; Location: 107 WEST COLLEGE STREET; 50,538 books; 3,260 audio materials; 1,767 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • College/University in Glasgow: Western Kentucky University, Glasgow Campus Private primary/middle/high school in Glasgow: Glasgow Christian Academy (600 Calvary Drive, Grades PK-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Glasgow: Glasgow Country Club (A), Glasgow Fire Department (B), Glasgow City Fire Substation (C), Barren - Metcalfe County Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Glasgow: Glenview Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Glasgow Memorial Gardens (1), Barlow Cemetery (2), Allen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Huggins Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Glasgow include: Gorin Park (1), Woodland Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Barren County Speedway (Tours & Charters; 272 Speedway Road).

Hotels: Happy Valley Inn (500 Happy Valley Road), Comfort Inn Glasgow (210 Calvary Drive), Towne Inn (604 Happy Valley Road), Four Seasons Country Inn (4107 Scottsville Rd), Travel By Belinda (1813 Maplewood St), Days Inn-Glasgow (105 Days Inn Boulevard).

Courts: Barren County - County Court Clerk (117 North Public Square), Barren County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court House), Barren County - District Court Clerk (Court House), Barren County Fiscal Court (126 East Public Square), Barren County - District Court Judge (Court House).

Birthplace of: Courtney Johnson (musician) - Musician, Darrin Horn - College basketball coach, Diane Sawyer - (born 1945), journalist, Russell E. Dougherty - General, Steve Nunn - Kentucky politician, Brandon Stockton - College basketball player (Kentucky Wildcats), Brian Doyle (baseball) - Baseball player, Dan Morrison (umpire) - Baseball umpire, Dave Harris - DJ, Denny Doyle - Baseball player.

Barren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Glasgow and their reported violations in the past:

GLASGOW WATER COMPANY (Population served: 38,975, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Glasgow in 2010:

  • 505 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 133 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Glasgow in 2000:

  • 511 people in nursing homes
  • 105 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Glasgow (2011 data):

  • South Central Bank, Inc.: Beaver Trail Office Branch, South Central Bank, Inc., Happy Valley Branch, Glasgow Branch. Info updated 2010/08/31: Bank assets: $276.3 mil, Deposits: $236.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: South Central Bancshares Of Kentucky, Inc.
  • Edmonton State Bank: at 909 West Main Street, North Side Branch, Max Wagner Drive Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $433.8 mil, Deposits: $359.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Edmonton Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: By-Pass Branch at 103 Smith Road, branch established on 1992/06/01; Glasgow Main Branch at 301 West Main Street, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Citizens First Bank, Inc.: West Cherry Branch at 760 West Cherry Street, branch established on 2009/01/20; Glasgow Branch at 607 South L. Rogers Wells Boulevard, branch established on 1926/08/10. Info updated 2011/10/04: Bank assets: $403.1 mil, Deposits: $333.0 mil, headquarters in Bowling Green, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens First Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Glasgow Wall Street Branch at 100 Wall Street, branch established on 1970/06/05; Glasgow Branch at 200 South Green Street, branch established on 1970/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Monticello Banking Company: Glasgow Branch at 1414 Happy Valley Road, branch established on 2008/10/21. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $591.7 mil, Deposits: $535.7 mil, headquarters in Monticello, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monticello Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Peoples Bank: Glasgow Office at 605c Happy Valley Rd, branch established on 2010/07/26. Info updated 2008/04/16: Bank assets: $35.6 mil, Deposits: $30.0 mil, headquarters in Marion, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples-Marion Bancorp, Inc.
  • PBI Bank: Glasgow Branch at 1006 West Main Street, branch established on 1902/10/02. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,326.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow:

Marital status in Glasgow, KY
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Glasgow
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glasgow, KY (based on Barren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,74159
Mainline Protestant2,96519
Catholic7041
Other3842
Black Protestant3071
None22,072-
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: 10
Barren County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Barren County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Glasgow:

50.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Glasgow:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Glasgow:

10.6%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glasgow:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glasgow:

32.9%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.6%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Glasgow:

77.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glasgow, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 48$303,990$75,9980$0
Water Supply 46$166,402$43,4094$3,293
Firefighters 36$114,602$38,2010$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$135,365$54,1460$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 26$66,043$30,4812$1,108
Solid Waste Management 23$64,469$33,6360$0
Streets and Highways 17$46,735$32,9891$1,509
Other and Unallocable 16$25,569$19,1774$3,210
Parks and Recreation 13$29,090$26,8524$904
Police - Other 8$19,508$29,2621$913
Other Government Administration 7$28,492$48,84315$8,260
Financial Administration 4$17,370$52,1100$0
Sewerage 2$6,190$37,1402$2,760
Fire - Other 1$2,472$29,6640$0
Transit 1$2,247$26,9644$1,058
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 278$1,028,544$44,39837$23,015

Glasgow government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $2,341,000 ($163.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,315,000 ($161.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $691,000 ($48.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000 ($24.79)
    Regular Highways: $343,000 ($23.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $31,667,000 ($2204.92)
    Water Utilities: $6,395,000 ($445.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,027,000 ($141.14)
    Police Protection: $1,922,000 ($133.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,721,000 ($119.83)
    Financial Administration: $1,633,000 ($113.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,459,000 ($101.59)
    Regular Highways: $1,302,000 ($90.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000 ($64.89)
    General - Other: $481,000 ($33.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $197,000 ($13.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $185,000 ($12.88)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($7.80)
    Transit Utilities: $70,000 ($4.87)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $785,000 ($54.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $997,000 ($69.42)
    Other - Electric Utilities: $318,000 ($22.14)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $57,000 ($3.97)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Electric Utilities: $44,000 ($3.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $659,000 ($45.88)
    Regular Highways: $332,000 ($23.12)
    Water Utilities: $152,000 ($10.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($7.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($7.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($6.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($2.92)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,830,000 ($893.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $429,000 ($29.87)

Glasgow government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,514,000 ($244.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,160,000 ($80.77)
    Other: $262,000 ($18.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $170,000 ($11.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $6,103,000 ($424.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,259,000 ($157.29)
    Water Utilities: $253,000 ($17.62)
    Other: $75,000 ($5.22)
    Highways: $65,000 ($4.53)
    Transit Utilities: $49,000 ($3.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($14.06)
    General Local Government Support: $80,000 ($5.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000 ($4.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $345,000 ($24.02)
    Interest Earnings: $177,000 ($12.32)
    Sale of Property: $75,000 ($5.22)
    Rents: $46,000 ($3.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $36,857,000 ($2566.29)
    Water Utilities: $9,762,000 ($679.71)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $365,000 ($25.41)
    Highways: $279,000 ($19.43)
    Water Utilities: $250,000 ($17.41)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $7,423,000 ($516.85)
    Property: $1,931,000 ($134.45)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,530,000 ($106.53)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,179,000 ($82.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $277,000 ($19.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $217,000 ($15.11)
    Other License: $109,000 ($7.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000 ($1.53)

Glasgow government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,817,000 ($2563.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,259,000 ($2385.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,590,000 ($1433.64)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,440,000 ($1353.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,977,000 ($207.28)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,150,000 ($80.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $420,000 ($29.24)

Glasgow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,392,000 ($96.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,103,000 ($2444.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,755,000 ($1584.39)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Warren County, KY  0.89% ($33,139 average AGI)
from Hart County, KY  0.71% ($29,220)
from Metcalfe County, KY  0.56% ($28,046)


5.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Warren County, KY  0.99% ($36,066 average AGI)
to Hart County, KY  0.75% ($23,810)
to Metcalfe County, KY  0.59% ($28,066)
Businesses in Glasgow, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Big O Tires1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS5
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's2Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1White Castle1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza2

Strongest AM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WCLU (1490 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCDS (1440 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WTKY (1370 AM; daytime; 2 kW; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WGBV (94.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WOVO (105.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSGP (88.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • W217BA (91.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glasgow:

  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Glasgow: Richard Earl Bush.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Glasgow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 79Number of bridges
  • 915ft / 279mTotal length
  • $8,752,000Total costs
  • 388,332Total average daily traffic
  • 46,236Total average daily truck traffic
  • 268,955Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glasgow, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 391970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glasgow, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Glasgow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Glasgow, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glasgow)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Glasgow)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 132. The highest number of reported fires - 208 took place in 2014, and the least - 50 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Glasgow, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.3%), and Structure Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Glasgow, KY
    • 89142.3%Outside Fires
    • 67932.3%Structure Fires
    • 39718.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1386.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glasgow, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Glasgow, Kentucky:

  • Comfort Inn, 210 Calvary Dr, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141 , Phone: (270) 651-9099, Fax: (270) 651-1099
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Glasgow, 208 Wall St, GLASGOW, Kentucky 42141 , Phone: (270) 629-2900, Fax: (270) 629-2910
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Glasgow, Kentucky
Most common first names in Glasgow, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26479.0 years
James25272.4 years
William24573.1 years
John15575.8 years
Robert10572.2 years
Charles9873.5 years
George8075.1 years
Annie7481.5 years
Willie7478.5 years
Paul6673.5 years
Most common last names in Glasgow, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19273.9 years
Jones10477.9 years
Houchens8299.7 years
Thomas8175.2 years
Williams7875.7 years
Pedigo7778.0 years
Davis7075.5 years
Martin6574.8 years
Jackson6276.5 years
Wood6076.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glasgow, KY
  • 66.5%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glasgow, KY
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Glasgow compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 30 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Lewis W. Ward (5)
  • Stephen C. Fye (3)
  • Jeremy E. Phillips (2)
  • Brian Keith Thomas (1)
  • Bruce W. Peden (1)
  • William C. Thornbury, Jr. (1)
  • Michael Seiler (1)
  • Scott Dayton Barbour (1)
  • Span Tech Llc (1)
  • Terry Hilliard (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2020.