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Glasgow, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Glasgow Census Designated Place had a population of 14,742 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Glasgow is located at latitude 39.6015 and longitude -75.7474 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Glasgow Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Glasgow Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389845) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Glasgow Census Designated Place is located within Glasgow Division of New Castle 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glasgow: Aikens Tavern, Aikentown.

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


Total Population 14,742
Population in Households 14,733
Population in Familes 12,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,485
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 5,283
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 3,915
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,958 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,324 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $283,610
Average Home Value $300,316


Median Household Income $90,362
Average Household Income $99,434
Per Capita Income $36,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.68%
Households 0.48% 0.64%
Families 0.06% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glasgow to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware 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 # 6 94th
Population Density1 # 31 61st
Diversity Index2 # 22 73rd
Median Household Income # 9 90th
Per Capita Income # 19 77th

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