Glasgow, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 59 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 28  (48.0%)
Females: 31  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  28.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 15059

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,814 (it was $33,500 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$32,814
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,912 (it was $17,989 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $41,680 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$41,680
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $45,961; Detached houses: $52,187; Mobile homes: $23,000

Median gross rent in 2016: $795.

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    • 5795.0%White alone
    • 35.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glasgow: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (46.8%), Italian (17.0%), Irish (12.8%), German (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/12/1854

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile   (low).

Glasgow, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow borough:

  • Never married: 61.9%
  • Now married: 17.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Glasgow, Pennsylvania as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Glasgow to the number of sex offenders is 52 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,279 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $706 (1.9%)

Glasgow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (31.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (286.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Georgetown, PA (0.7 miles) , Midland borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Ohioville borough, PA (1.8 miles ), East Liverpool, OH (1.8 miles ), Chester, WV (1.9 miles ), Hookstown, PA (1.9 miles) , Calcutta, OH (2.0 miles ), Shippingport borough, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 80.51 W

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

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-14.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Material moving occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Glasgow, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Glasgow-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.7 miles away from the Glasgow borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the borough center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glasgow-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Glasgow 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 249.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from Glasgow center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 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 Beaver County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glasgow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glasgow:

  • NENTWICK CONVALESCENT HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • EAST LIVERPOOL CONV CTR 2 (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • ADKINS CARE CENTER #1 (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • PATHWAYS CTR FOR GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • ROSS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • OHIO VALLEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)
  • DCI - EAST LIVERPOOL (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH)

Operable nuclear power plants near Glasgow:

  • 5 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:

  • Robert Morris University (about 18 miles; Moon Township, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,823)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 20 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 23 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 30 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.356. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.356
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.52. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.52
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0854. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0854
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 45.2%
(47.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  58.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glasgow borough (based on Beaver County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,09622
Mainline Protestant23,93086
Evangelical Protestant11,39092
Black Protestant3,11715
Orthodox2,8349
Other1,3678
None81,805-
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: 35
Beaver County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Beaver County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Beaver County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

11.5%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($50.85)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($50.85)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($16.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($16.95)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($16.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($84.75)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($16.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($67.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($50.85)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($50.85)
    Individual Income: $2,000 ($33.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($610.17)

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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 Allegheny County, PA  1.26% ($43,481 average AGI)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($50,628)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.19% ($31,246)


3.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Beaver County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.09% ($40,473 average AGI)
to Butler County, PA  0.34% ($64,058)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.25% ($28,277)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOHI (1490 AM; 1 kW; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Glasgow:

  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 6,156Total average daily traffic
  • 481Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,168Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2003 2002

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6027.02

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Glasgow compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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