Glenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,253 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glenwood is the 72nd largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Glenwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Glenwood is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenwood who work in sales jobs (13.14%), office and administrative support (10.81%), and food service (10.49%).
Despite being a small city, Glenwood has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Glenwood citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.14% of adults in Glenwood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glenwood in 2010 was $25,802, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,208 for a family of four. However, Glenwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Glenwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glenwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glenwood include Irish, English, Swedish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Glenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.