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Glasgow, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Glasgow had a population of 1,197 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Glasgow is located at latitude 37.634 and longitude -79.4503 in Rockbridge County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Glasgow (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Rockbridge County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.

The Town of Glasgow (GNIS ID: 2390206) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Glasgow, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,197
Population in Households 1,197
Population in Familes 938
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 811
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $41,380
Average Household Income $50,018
Per Capita Income $20,932


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 369 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $112,088
Average Home Value $133,424


Total Households 501
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 317
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.67% 0.59%
Households 0.62% 0.59%
Families 0.51% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Glasgow, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glasgow to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 339 43rd
Population Density # 282 53rd
Diversity Index # 373 37th
Median Household Income # 428 28th
Per Capita Income # 493 17th

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