Glasgow, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 1,103 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 483  (43.8%)
Females: 620  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24555.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,077 (it was $28,819 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$38,077
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,458 (it was $14,093 in 2000)

Glasgow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,259 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Glasgow:

$102,259
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $111,912; detached houses: $119,232; mobile homes: $31,381

Median gross rent in 2019: $826.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glasgow: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glasgow, VA (2019)
    • 1,05375.3%White alone
    • 19614.0%Black alone
    • 1269.0%Hispanic
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Glasgow, Virginia as of June 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glasgow is 103 to 1.


Crime rates in Glasgow by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(97.2)
1
(98.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(194.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(175.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(291.5)
2
(197.8)
3
(297.3)
4
(398.8)
6
(605.4)
5
(435.9)
7
(615.1)
2
(179.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(180.8)
2
(180.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(99.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
City-Data.com crime index44.727.726.816.031.317.454.57.20.07.27.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Glasgow, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (35.8%), Irish (6.7%), German (4.2%), African (3.0%), English (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 730 people per square mile   (low).

Glasgow, Virginia map

105 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $866 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $812 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (22.1 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (109.3 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (283.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Big Island, VA (2.9 miles ),
Buena Vista, VA (3.0 miles ),
Lexington, VA (3.2 miles ),
East Lexington, VA (3.3 miles ),
Buchanan, VA (3.8 miles ),
Forest, VA (4.6 miles ),
Bedford, VA (4.6 miles ),
Iron Gate, VA (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 79.45 W

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Glasgow, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Glasgow, VA in 2019
Glasgow satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Virginia:

4.6%
Most common industries in Glasgow, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (27.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (28.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Paper (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.3%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Glasgow, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Glasgow, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Glasgow, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Glasgow-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the Glasgow town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/15/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center caused $140,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glasgow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Glasgow center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 84.9 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 248.2 miles away from Glasgow center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockbridge County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glasgow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glasgow:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SHENANDOAH VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BUENA VISTA, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL LEXINGTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EAST LEXINGTON, VA)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON HOSP HM HLTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, VA)
  • CARILION STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, VA)
  • ROCKBRIDGE AREA HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, VA)
  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LEXINGTON, VA)

Airports located in Glasgow:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:

  • Lynchburg College (about 22 miles; Lynchburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 24 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 25 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • American National University (about 39 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 40 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Roanoke College (about 41 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 53 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Glasgow include: Glasgow Baptist Church (A), Glasgow Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salling Family Cemetery (1), Glasgow Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rockbridge 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, TOWN OF (Population served: 1,040, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.9%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Glasgow (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Glasgow Branch at 836 Rockbridge Road, branch established on 1965/09/14. 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

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow:

Marital status in Glasgow, VA
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Glasgow
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glasgow, VA (based on Rockbridge County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,38619
Mainline Protestant3,11525
Other782
None15,728-
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: 5
Rockbridge County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Rockbridge County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Rockbridge County:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Rockbridge County:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rockbridge County:

10.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
State:

26.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Glasgow:

48.9%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glasgow:

45.0%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Glasgow:

29.9
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Glasgow:

22.7%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.4%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glasgow:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.3%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Glasgow:

52.2%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Glasgow:

78.8%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glasgow, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$6,824$40,9440$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,153$37,8360$0
Financial Administration 1$3,627$43,5241$1,984
Sewerage 1$5,604$67,2480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$5,937
Totals for Government 5$19,209$46,1022$7,921

Glasgow government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $20,000 ($18.13)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $225,000 ($203.99)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($134.18)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($79.78)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($67.09)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($58.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($27.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($22.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($19.95)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($11.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($9.07)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($5.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $55,000 ($49.86)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $142,000 ($128.74)

Glasgow government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $216,000 ($195.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($11.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($15.41)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($91.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($48.96)
    Other: $47,000 ($42.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.81)
  • Tax - Property: $215,000 ($194.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $72,000 ($65.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($34.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($19.95)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($8.16)

Glasgow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $704,000 ($638.26)

7.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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 Buena Vista city, VA  1.24% ($30,636 average AGI)
from Lexington city, VA  1.03% ($69,573)
from Augusta County, VA  0.58% ($36,860)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Buena Vista city, VA  1.14% ($25,031 average AGI)
to Lexington city, VA  0.93% ($43,316)
to Augusta County, VA  0.59% ($50,360)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKPA (1170 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: SEVEN HILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREL (1450 AM; 1 kW; LEXINGTON, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glasgow:

  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)

TV broadcast stations around Glasgow:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • WTLU-CA (Channel 19; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • W40BM (Channel 40; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Glasgow fatal accident list:

Mar 21, 2003 11:20 PM, Sr-130, Lat: 37.626934, Lon: -79.472532, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 21, 2003 11:20 PM, Sr-130, Lat: 37.626934, Lon: -79.472532, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 364ft / 111mTotal length
  • $5,805,000Total costs
  • 165,754Total average daily traffic
  • 30,460Total average daily truck traffic
  • 85,506Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glasgow, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glasgow, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • South 9th Street (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN919
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Jerri L Janjua, 516 Nineth Street (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Stephanie I Jones, 516 Nineth Street (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Stephanie I Jones, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.5 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Stephanie I Jones, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.5 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 51163 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Licensee ID: E, Registrant: Virginia Rsa 5 Limited Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 51163 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Registrant: Virginia Rsa 5 Limited Partnership, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-9107

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 37.630417 Lon: -79.454472, Call Sign: WPKY599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.287 MHz, 458.287 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 10/03/2022, Certifier: Richard Spangler, Registrant: Apco International, Inc., 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Lat: 37.640417 Lon: -79.442806, Call Sign: WPMT722, Licensee ID: L00798378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.200 MHz, 467.300 MHz, 451.850 MHz, 456.850 MHz, 451.987 MHz, 456.987 MHz, 452.700 MHz, 457.700 MHz, 452.175 MHz, 457.175 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 12/16/2023, Certifier: Sidney J Frost, Registrant: Mohawk Carpet Distribution Lp
  • 200 S Of Int 5th St & Shenandoah Rd (Lat: 37.637917 Lon: -79.447806), Call Sign: KUQ811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/1996, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2001, Registrant: Norfolk And Western Railway Co, 99 Spring St Sw, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (800) 448-4385
  • Sallings Mountain (Lat: 37.642917 Lon: -79.475583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQBK390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2014, Expiration Date: 10/25/2024, Certifier: Steve W Reese, Registrant: Rockbridge Regional Public Safety Communications Center, 100 Baner Ln, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-9300, Fax: (540) 342-1250, Email:
  • 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQNT972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.325 MHz, 453.825 MHz, 453.600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/24/2021, Certifier: Steve Reese, Registrant: Rockbridge Regional Public Safety Communications Center, 100 Baner Ln, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-9300, Fax: (540) 261-9303, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GLASGOW, 1.2 Mi From Int Of Rt 501 & 663 At 0.0 Degrees Near (Lat: 37.666806 Lon: -79.430861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNA757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/07/2022, Certifier: James D Roberts, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:
  • Glasgow, (Lat: 37.488444 Lon: -79.443083), Call Sign: WPNI347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2022, Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • GLSG, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQXJ367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2016, Expiration Date: 03/22/2026, Certifier: Scott Bedell, Registrant: Rockbridge Regional Public Safety Communications Center, 100 Baner Ln, Buena Vista, VA 24416, Phone: (540) 261-9300, Email:
  • VA74097A, 516 Ninth Street (Glasgow) (Lat: 37.627917 Lon: -79.449389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WRDT549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2019, Expiration Date: 07/16/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N4MJZ, Grant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 06/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2007, Registrant: Kurt W Riegel, Rt 1 Box 225a, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: N4WVE, Previous Call Sign: KC4LSH, Licensee ID: L00157419, Grant Date: 10/27/2020, Expiration Date: 10/27/2030, Certifier: Gregory C Hemmings, Registrant: Gregory C Hemmings 460, 500 Serenity Drive, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: WB4YNY, Licensee ID: L00852764, Grant Date: 05/30/2014, Expiration Date: 07/13/2024, Registrant: Michael W Caldwell, 5300 Forge Rd, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: KG4KCO, Licensee ID: L00293569, Grant Date: 10/24/2000, Expiration Date: 10/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2012, Certifier: Austin A Hemmings, Registrant: Austin A Hemmings, 345 Serenity Drive, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: KK4IEL, Licensee ID: L01699886, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: Robert Cash, Registrant: Robert Cash, 1843 Pineview Drive, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: KM4OWQ, Licensee ID: L01983787, Grant Date: 11/16/2015, Expiration Date: 11/16/2025, Certifier: Gary Kohl, Registrant: Gary Kohl, 210 Reservation Loop, Glasgow, VA 24555
  • Call Sign: KN4VJE, Licensee ID: L02274642, Grant Date: 06/24/2019, Expiration Date: 06/24/2029, Certifier: Michael K Lennon, Registrant: Michael K Lennon, 3740 Forge Rd, Glasgow, VA 24555

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 29 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Glasgow, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Glasgow, VA
    • 13054.9%Structure Fires
    • 6728.3%Outside Fires
    • 2611.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 145.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glasgow, VA
Most common first names in Glasgow, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2776.3 years
William2270.6 years
Robert1768.2 years
James1770.5 years
John1776.4 years
Charles1274.9 years
Margaret873.2 years
Annie786.3 years
Walter769.3 years
Howard676.0 years
Most common last names in Glasgow, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Turner1374.1 years
Camden1379.3 years
Campbell1272.3 years
Claytor1071.7 years
Watts1078.6 years
Flint874.8 years
Mcdaniel870.6 years
Ferguson873.2 years
Smith871.1 years
Huffman775.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glasgow, VA
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glasgow, VA
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 13.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Utility gas


Glasgow compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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