Income/capita 40%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 25%
Income per capita$18,019$34,967$29,829
Median household income$47,593$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,375$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,500$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$29,653$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$23,889$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level16.1%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Glasgow is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Glasgow is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Glasgow is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Glasgow is 7% higher than the national average

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      Glasgow employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.1%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%12.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.3%
      Public administration3.8%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.2%22.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Big Island, VA246$58,9587%
      Buchanan, VA1,094$53,0474%
      East Lexington, VA1,130$37,04833%
      Lexington, VA7,036$34,46438%
      Buena Vista, VA6,610$29,10947%
      Glasgow, VA1,221$47,59314%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Creighton, NE1,221$44,48520%
      Barrackville, WV1,221$50,7508%
      San Miguel, NM1,221$36,88833%
      East Hampton, NY1,220$103,16786%
      Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,222$62,96914%
      Glasgow, VA1,221$47,59314%
      Source: The Glasgow, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).