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Population (year 2000): 13,019. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,062 (+8.0% change)
Males: 5,886 (45.2%), Females: 7,133 (54.8%)

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Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $28,083 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Glasgow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Black (8.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (25.1%), English (10.1%), German (6.4%), Irish (4.8%), Scottish (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

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Land area: 14.7 square miles

Glasgow,

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2.0% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Europe, 0.2% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+0.5%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (82.3 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (355.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: City, KY Cave (9.8 miles KY (10.0 miles Hiseville, City, KY (10.9 miles Park Cave, KY (12.2 miles Horse KY (19.2 miles Munfordville, Run, KY (19.5 miles Fountain Grove, KY Smiths (20.1 miles KY Edmonton, (20.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 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

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 85.92 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.3%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (15.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,414 (+72.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,160 (77.8%)

Crime in Glasgow (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (7.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (21.9 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (65.7 per 100,000)
  • 101 burglaries (736.8 per 100,000)
  • 193 thefts (1408.0 per 100,000)
  • 24 auto thefts (175.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 152.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Glasgow, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glasgow,

Glasgow-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Glasgow city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.


Birthplace of: Diane Sawyer - (born 1945), journalist, Brandon Stockton - College basketball player (Kentucky Wildcats).


Hospital/medical center in Glasgow:
  • T J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSP (1301 N RACE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Glasgow:
  • CAVERNA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; HORSE CAVE, KY)
  • MONROE CO MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • RIVENDELL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 33 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glasgow:
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 35 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 80 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 81 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glasgow:
  • GLASGOW MUNI (about 3 miles; GLASGOW, KY; ID: GLW)
  • TOMPKINSVILLE-MONROE COUNTY (about 28 miles; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: TZV)
  • LAFAYETTE MUNI (about 35 miles; LAFAYETTE, TN; ID: 3M7)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8 $22,492 $33,738 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $55,304 $47,403 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 45 $150,660 $40,176 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $8,918 $21,403 0 $0
Firefighters 32 $79,651 $29,869 3 $1,869
Fire - Other 5 $9,525 $22,860 4 $1,641
Streets and Highways 19 $53,898 $34,040 0 $0
Health 3 $5,528 $22,112 1 $841
Solid Waste Management 16 $45,321 $33,990 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 19 $45,055 $28,455 11 $3,963
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21 $46,213 $26,407 0 $0
Water Supply 42 $117,218 $33,490 0 $0
Electric Power 44 $173,412 $47,294 0 $0
Transit 1 $1,707 $20,484 1 $906
Other and Unallocable 7 $23,276 $39,901 1 $790
Totals for Government 281 $838,176 $35,793 21 $10,010


College/University in Glasgow:
  • PJ'S COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 124 S PUBLIC SQ; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,806)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; GALLATIN, TN; FT enrollment: 4,215)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 84 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
Public high schools in Glasgow:
  • BARREN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,177; Location: 507 TROJAN TRAIL; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GLASGOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 529; Location: 1601 COLUMBIA AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BARREN COUNTY DAY TREATMENT CTR (Students: 23; Location: 1309 ROSEVILLE RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Glasgow:
  • BARREN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 555 TROJAN TRAIL; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RED CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 215 PARKVIEW DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GLASGOW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 105 SCOTTIE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH GREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 300 JAMES T ROGERS DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EASTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 4601 NEW SALEM RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • TEMPLE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 8788 TOMPKINSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • E B TERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 317 COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAPPY VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 629 W CHERRY ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BARREN RIVER AREA ALT SCHOOL (Location: 301 BUNCHE AVE; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • BUNCHE PRESCHOOL CENTER (Location: 301 BUNCHE AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Glasgow:
  • CORNERSTONE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 815 COLUMBIA AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in Glasgow:
  • MARY WOOD WELDON MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $327,136; Location: 107 WEST COLLEGE STREET; 57,141 books; 1,752 audio materials; 1,329 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Glasgow Country Club (A).

Church in Glasgow: Glenview Church (A).

Cemeteries: Allen Cemetery (1), Glasgow Memorial Gardens (2), Barlow Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Huggins Branch (A).

Parks in Glasgow include: Gorin Park (1), Woodland Park (2).


Glasgow compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WTKY (1370 AM; daytime; 2 kW; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLOC (1150 AM; 1 kW; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSGP (88.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W217BA (91.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glasgow:
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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