Glasgow, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,046. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,019 (-2.6% change)
Males: 503 (48.1%), Females: 543 (51.9%)

Rockbridge County

Zip code: 24555

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $28,819
Median house value: $66,400

Races in Glasgow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.0%)
  • Black (16.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.9%), German (10.1%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Welsh (1.2%).

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glasgow

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glasgow town

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -96 (-8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glasgow:

  • STONEWALL JACKSON HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; LEXINGTON, VA)
  • CARILION BEDFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BEDFORD, VA)
  • VIRGINIA BAPTIST HOSP & LYNCHBURG GENL (about 22 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glasgow:

  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 28 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 42 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 58 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glasgow:

  • NEW LONDON (about 27 miles; FOREST, VA; Abbreviation: W90)
  • FALWELL (about 30 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: W24)
  • INGALLS FIELD (about 35 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Abbreviation: HSP)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glasgow:

  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 69 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 70 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)