Glenwood is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,568 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glenwood is the 222nd largest community in Minnesota.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenwood who work in sales jobs (15.00%), management occupations (12.97%), and office and administrative support (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Glenwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Glenwood is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Glenwood is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Glenwood spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The overall education level of Glenwood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.22% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glenwood in 2010 was $28,904, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,616 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. Important ancestries of people in Glenwood include Norwegian, Swedish, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Glenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Slavic languages.