Glasgow demographics profile

StatisticGlasgowKentuckyNational
Population14,3384,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)90410891
Median age43.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%42%43%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%
Glasgow, KY has a population of 14,338 and is the 2,934th largest city in the United States. The population density is 904 per sq mi which is 734% higher than the Kentucky average and 898% higher than the national average. The median age in Glasgow is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Glasgow, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 77% of Glasgow residents were born in Kentucky, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Glasgow is 734% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Glasgow is 12% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Glasgow 85.83% of the population is White.
  • In Glasgow 9.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Glasgow 0.45% of the population is Asian.

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Glasgow population breakdown by race

RaceGlasgowKentuckyNational
White85.83%87.48%73.35%
Black or African American9.09%7.94%12.63%
Asian0.45%1.29%5.22%
American Indian0.75%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.88%2.10%3.06%
Other race1.00%0.92%4.75%
In Glasgow, 4.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Glasgow, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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