Glendale is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 4,613 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glendale is the 95th largest community in Colorado.
Glendale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Glendale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glendale is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glendale is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glendale who work in management occupations (15.42%), business and financial occupations (14.10%), and sales jobs (13.62%).
Of important note, Glendale is also a city of artists. Glendale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Glendale’s character.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.75% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Glendale. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Glendale.
In Glendale, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Glendale is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Glendale is a pretty powerful place. 52.72% of the adults in Glendale have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Glendale in 2018 was $43,224, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,896 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 15.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glendale include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Glendale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.