Glendale, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glendale, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Glendale had a population of 4,290 as of July 1, 2015. Glendale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glendale is located at latitude 39.7029 and longitude -104.9361 in Arapahoe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,351 feet.

The City of Glendale (GNIS ID: 2410598) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Glendale is located within South Aurora Division of Arapahoe 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, 2015.

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


Total Population 4,290
Population in Households 4,290
Population in Familes 1,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7,789
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 2,427
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 683
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 ( 6.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,257 (81.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $180,903
Average Home Value $280,917


Median Household Income $32,903
Average Household Income $50,831
Per Capita Income $28,757
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 1.06%
Households 0.45% 1.05%
Families 0.17% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.47%
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, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glendale to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado 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 # 116 75th
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 25 95th
Median Household Income # 432 6th
Per Capita Income # 210 54th

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