Glasgow, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
85
Glasgow's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Glasgow is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glasgow, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glasgow has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Glasgow has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Glasgow ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Glasgow ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Glasgow Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Glasgow Kentucky National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 88 91 100
Health 86 90 100
Housing 56 70 100
Transportation 99 99 100
Utilities 105 98 100
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Glasgow Cost of Living Vs. KY

Glasgow, KY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$113,100
Median Home Value
$703
Median Rent
$32,561
Median Income
Statistic Glasgow Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $113,100 $135,300 $204,900
Median Rent $703 $741 $1,023
Median Income $32,561 $48,392 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.5x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Glasgow SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glasgow

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glasgow
Bowling Green, KY 65,731 91 1.1x
Elizabethtown, KY 29,474 95 1.1x
Portland, TN 12,539 90 1.1x
Campbellsville, KY 11,413 85 1.0x
Franklin, KY 8,762 85 1.0x
Leitchfield, KY 6,784 83 1.0x

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