Glendale, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Glendale, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Glen Dale had a population of 1,606 as of July 1, 2015. Glendale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glendale is located at latitude 39.9464 and longitude -80.7554 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glen Dale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.

The City of Glen Dale (GNIS ID: 2390593) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glendale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glendale: Glen Dale, Gravel Bottom, Hells Half Acre, Upper Flats.

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Glendale, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,606
Population in Households 1,606
Population in Familes 1,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,890
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 730
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 503
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 538 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $136,352
Average Home Value $155,447
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,322
Average Household Income $66,556
Per Capita Income $29,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.59%
Households 1.14% 0.65%
Families 1.1% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

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Glendale, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glendale to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 99 76th
Population Density1 # 62 85th
Diversity Index2 # 155 62nd
Median Household Income # 46 89th
Per Capita Income # 22 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.