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.
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.
Glenwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (11.73%), sales jobs (10.42%), and personal care services (9.08%).
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 citizens of Glenwood are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.90% of adults in Glenwood having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Glenwood in 2010 was $24,110, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,440 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 Scandinavian languages and Spanish.