Glendale, Colorado

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Glendale, Colorado

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High Points

Glendale strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Glendale Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Glendale Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Glendale Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Glendale Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Glendale College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Glendale Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Glendale, Colorado

Comparing Glendale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Age of the Population 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 5
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 3
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Glendale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles SE of Denver, Colorado
County Arapahoe
Standard Zip Codes 80246
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -104.92

Glendale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 43 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 31 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 68 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 44 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 32 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
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Glendale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,547 100%
Male 2,460 54.1%
Female 2,087 45.9%
Under 18 605 13.3%
18+ 3,942 86.7%
65+ 119 2.6%
Median Age 28.4
Average Family Size 2.86
White 3,099 68.2%
African-American 441 9.7%
Asian 282 6.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 39 0.9%
Other 414 9.1%
Mixed Race 265 5.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,245 27.4%

Estimated Glendale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,771
Growth 224
Growth % 4.9%

Glendale Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.9%
German 10.6%
Irish 5.8%
Italian 5.1%
English 3.8%
US/American 3.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Norwegian 1.8%
African 1.8%
Scottish 1.6%
Polish 1.4%
Ethiopian 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Ukrainian 1.3%
European 1.2%
Serbian 1.1%
British 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.7%
Belgian 0.6%
Albanian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
New Zealander 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Other Subsaharan African 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Kenyan 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Iranian 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Afghan 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Soviet Union 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Glendale 4,547 $29,521
Aurora 276,393 $52,551
Cherry Hills Village 5,958 $200,001
Denver 554,636 $48,195
Englewood 31,727 $47,290
Greenwood Village 11,035 $145,802
Sheridan 5,600 $38,500

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