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.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glenwood who work in office and administrative support (18.50%), management occupations (12.43%), and sales jobs (10.72%).
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.
Glenwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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 16.08 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The population of Glenwood overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Glenwood, 21.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glenwood in 2010 was $26,084, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,336 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, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Glenwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Slavic languages.