Glasgow, KY Population

Population: 13,019. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,062 (+8.0% change)
Males: 5,886 (45.2%), Females: 7,133 (54.8%)

Barren County

Zip codes: 42141.

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

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%).

Land area: 14.7 square miles

Map of Glasgow, KY

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Glasgow:

  • T J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSP (1301 N RACE ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Glasgow:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glasgow:

  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 35 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 80 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 81 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Glasgow:

  • GLASGOW MUNI (about 3 miles; GLASGOW, KY; Abbreviation: GLW)
  • TOMPKINSVILLE-MONROE COUNTY (about 28 miles; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: TZV)
  • LAFAYETTE MUNI (about 35 miles; LAFAYETTE, TN; Abbreviation: 3M7)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Glasgow:

  • PJ’S COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 20; Location: 124 S PUBLIC SQ; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 84 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)