Glenwood, Minnesota

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Glenwood, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Glenwood Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Glenwood Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Glenwood, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Glenwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Pope
Standard Zip Codes 56334
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.65
Longitude -95.389

Glenwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 17 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
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Glenwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,594 100%
Male 1,165 44.9%
Female 1,429 55.1%
Under 18 543 20.9%
18+ 2,051 79.1%
65+ 805 31%
Median Age 44.9
Average Family Size 2.83
White 2,566 98.9%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 9 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.6%

Estimated Glenwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,564
Growth -30
Growth % -1.2%

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
Norwegian 35.4%
German 30.3%
Irish 6.8%
Swedish 4.3%
US/American 3.6%
Czech 2.8%
English 2.6%
Scandinavian 2.1%
Italian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Polish 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
British 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
European 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Northern European 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Glenwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Terrace (56334)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Glenwood 2,594 $41,486
Alexandria 8,820 $38,245
Brooten 649 $43,083
Kensington 286 $39,750
Lowry 271 $35,000
Starbuck 1,314 $40,875
Villard 244 $33,214

Glenwood Public Libraries

Glenwood Public Library
Glenwood, Minnesota
(320) 634-3375

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Glenwood Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(320) 634-4521
Emergency Service: Yes

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Glenwood High Schools (2004)

25122 STATE HWY 28
Serves 768 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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