Glenwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,316 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glenwood is the 72nd largest community in Iowa.
Glenwood real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Glenwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (12.79%), healthcare suport services (11.27%), and office and administrative support (8.92%).
In Glenwood, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Glenwood is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Glenwood who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.98% of the adults in Glenwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Glenwood in 2010 was $25,556, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,224 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 German, Irish, English, French, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Glenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.