Introduction to Glendale, Missouri

Glendale, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is in the Saint Louis area. There are 5,767 residents in Glendale.

Glendale History

Glendale was named for a small station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. During the Civil War, the city was sparsely populated. It was originally incorporated in 1912 as a village. In 1916, Glendale was reincorporated as a city. The city is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812 and was named after the King of France, Saint Louis.

Glendale and nearby Attractions

  • American National Fish and Wildlife Museum
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Kansas City Zoo
  • Onondaga Cave
  • St Louis Zoo
  • City Museum

Things To Do In Glendale

Glendale offers easy access to Saint Louis Science Center, Magic House, Saint Louis Children's Museum, Museum of Transportation, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, and Saint Louis Art Museum. The Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Zoo are few miles away. One can also plan a trip to the Scott Joplin House State Historic Site, Chatillon - Demenil Mansion, and Jefferson Barracks Historical Park. The Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities.

Glendale Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is a short distance away.

Glendale Higher Education

Webster University, Washington University, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec are nearby.


Total Population 5,926
Male Share of the Population 43.2%
Female Share of the Population 56.8%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,022
Age of the Population 40


% of people married 68.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 77.6%
Median Earnings25+ $62,740
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $38,237


Median Family Income $131,087
% Above Poverty Level 99%
% Below Poverty Level 1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,951
Median House Value $323,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
US/American 0%
English 15.2%
Irish 23%

Glendale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63122
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.595
Longitude -90.376

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 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crestwood 11,934 $83,576
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