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Glendale, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Glendale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Glen Dale.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code C4) located in Marshall County at latitude 39.9492 and longitude -80.7542. Marshall County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Glen Dale (see map) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles.

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, 2014)


Total Population 1,603
Population in Households 1,603
Population in Familes 1,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,886
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 728
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 538 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $120,089
Average Home Value $137,616


Median Household Income $45,359
Average Household Income $64,277
Per Capita Income $28,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.17% 0.73%
Households 1.34% 0.68%
Families 1.31% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 101 75th
Population Density1 # 60 85th
Diversity Index2 # 163 59th
Median Household Income # 67 84th
Per Capita Income # 25 94th

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