Glendale is a relatively large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 240,126 people and 55 constituent neighborhoods, Glendale is the fifth largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Glendale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glendale is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glendale who work in office and administrative support (16.48%), sales jobs (11.93%), and management occupations (8.75%).
The education level of Glendale citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.64% of adults in Glendale have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glendale in 2010 was $21,817, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,268 for a family of four. However, Glendale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Glendale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Glendale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glendale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Glendale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glendale include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Glendale has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.79%).
The most common language spoken in Glendale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.