Glendale, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Glendale, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Glen Dale had a population of 1,486 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,486
Population in Households 1,486
Population in Familes 1,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,749
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $49,503
Average Household Income $68,812
Per Capita Income $30,448


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $147,345
Average Home Value $172,261


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.32% -0.65%
Households -0.39% -0.67%
Families -0.47% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.25%

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, 2018 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 # 109 73rd
Population Density # 70 83rd
Diversity Index # 180 56th
Median Household Income # 68 83rd
Per Capita Income # 31 93rd

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