Glade Spring is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,364 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glade Spring is the 257th largest community in Virginia.
Because of many things, Glade Spring is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Glade Spring really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Glade Spring perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Glade Spring is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Glade Spring who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.33% of adults in Glade Spring have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glade Spring in 2018 was $22,388, which is low income relative to Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,552 for a family of four. However, Glade Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Glade Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glade Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glade Spring include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Glade Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Polish.