Glasgow, MT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Glasgow had a population of 3,174 as of July 1, 2016. Glasgow ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glasgow is located at latitude 48.1988 and longitude -106.6322 in Valley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glasgow (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Valley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,093 feet.

The City of Glasgow (GNIS ID: 2410594) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Glasgow is located within Glasgow Division of Valley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glasgow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Glasgow, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,174
Population in Households 3,085
Population in Familes 2,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 2,223
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,479
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 811
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $114,788
Average Home Value $145,173


Median Household Income $41,237
Average Household Income $57,989
Per Capita Income $27,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.27%
Families -0.45% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Glasgow, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glasgow to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 35 91st
Population Density1 # 17 96th
Diversity Index2 # 118 68th
Median Household Income # 230 37th
Per Capita Income # 146 60th

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