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Glendale, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Glen Dale had a population of 1,503 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

The City of Glen Dale is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,503
Daytime Population: Workers 1,211
Daytime Population: Residents 917
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 1,503
Population in Familes 1,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,769
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,506
Average Household Income $63,621
Per Capita Income $28,410


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $140,625
Average Home Value $168,663


Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.33%
Households -0.2% -0.36%
Families -0.26% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Glendale, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glendale to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 108 74th
Population Density # 71 83rd
Diversity Index # 162 60th
Median Household Income # 64 84th
Per Capita Income # 40 90th

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