Glenwood, Georgia

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Glenwood, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Glenwood Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Glenwood Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Glenwood Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Glenwood Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Glenwood Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Glenwood Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Glenwood, Georgia

Comparing Glenwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 10 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Age of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 2
Portion of People Married 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 2 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Glenwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles SE of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Wheeler
Standard Zip Codes 30428
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.179
Longitude -82.669

Glenwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AILEY
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station METTER
Distance 38.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Glenwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 884 100%
Male 394 44.6%
Female 490 55.4%
Under 18 221 25%
18+ 663 75%
65+ 166 18.8%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.1
White 511 57.8%
African-American 338 38.2%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 18 2%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 2.6%

Estimated Glenwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 850
Growth -34
Growth % -3.8%

Glenwood 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) 55.5%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 8%
German 6.2%
English 3.5%
Italian 2.5%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1%
British 0.8%
African 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Glenwood 884 $23,125
Ailey 394 $39,000
Alamo 1,943 $30,125
Alston 159 $48,500
Higgston 316 $29,896
Mount Vernon 2,082 $33,750
Scotland 300 $28,333
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