Glendale, AZ


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Living in Glendale

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, Glendale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Glendale are a mix 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 (16.63%), sales jobs (11.38%), and management occupations (8.13%).

Also of interest is that Glendale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Glendale are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.62% of adults in Glendale having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Glendale in 2010 was $21,950, 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 $87,800 for a family of four. However, Glendale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Glendale is an extremely 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 37.28% 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 (17.35%).

The most common language spoken in Glendale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.