Glen Allen, VA

Glen Allen profile

Living in Glen Allen

Glen Allen is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,495 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Glen Allen is the 55th largest community in Virginia.

Glen Allen is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Allen is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Allen who work in sales jobs (13.55%), management occupations (12.81%), and office and administrative support (11.81%).

Also of interest is that Glen Allen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Glen Allen citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.80% of adults in Glen Allen have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Glen Allen in 2018 was $37,986, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,944 for a family of four. However, Glen Allen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Glen Allen is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Glen Allen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glen Allen residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glen Allen include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Glen Allen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.