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Overview

Introduction to Glendale, California

Incorporated in 1906, Glendale is a suburb within the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is located 10 miles northeast of Los Angeles.

Glendale's earliest known inhabitants were the Tongva Indians. The first European-American was a farmer and soldier named José María Verdugo, who was subsequently granted the land in 1798. Glendale's "Grand Central Airport," now owned by Disney, had the first paved runway on the west coast in 1923. It is where Jack Northrop started building airplanes and is the site where Howard Hughes built his H-1 Racer. During World War II it was a training field for P-38 pilots of the 319th Fighter Wing.

Precipitation is about 21 inches per year. Temperatures reach 90 degrees an average of 67 days of the year. August average daily high and low temperatures are 90.6 and 62 degrees. January average daily highs and lows are 68 and 44 degrees.

Notable companies headquartered in Glendale are DreamWorks SKG and Nestl' USA, Inc.

Arts and Leisure

Cultural, historical and leisure attractions include:

  • The Forest Lawn Memorial Park, the final resting place of many celebrities.
  • El Miradero, a grand estate.
  • Verdugo Adobe, the oldest building in the city.
  • Professional sports teams in the Los Angeles area.
  • Many other attractions in the surrounding metropolitan area.

Demographics

People

Total Population197,895
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+91,841
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39%
Median Earnings25+$37,015
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,963
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,502

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,671
% Above Poverty Level85.3%
% Below Poverty Level14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation4.2%

Housing

People Living Alone25.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,355
Median House Value$639,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.8%
US/American36%
German4.3%
English3.5%
Irish3.3%
Italian2.7%
Iranian2.3%
Arab1.6%
Russian1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Polish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Ukrainian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.3%
African0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Glendale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91201, 91202, 91203, 91204, 91205, 91206, 91207, 91208, 91210, 91214
P.O. Box Zip Codes91209, 91221, 91222, 91225, 91226, 91224
Phone Area Codes818, 323, 747
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.17
Approximate Longitude-118.29

Glendale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBURBANK VALLEY PUMP PLNT
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 75 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp54 to 82 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationPASADENA
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burbank104,583$84,527
Los Angeles3,918,872$57,055
Pasadena140,268$90,003
South Pasadena25,936$117,410
West Hollywood35,661$92,867

Glendale Public Libraries

Glendale Public Library
222 E. HARVARD ST.
Glendale, California
(818) 548-2030

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Glendale Hospitals

Glendale Memorial Hospital And Health Center
(Non-profit)
1420 South Central Avenue
Glendale Adventist Medical Center - Wilson Terrace
(Non-profit)
1509 East Wilson Terrace
Usc Verdugo Hills Hospital
(Non-profit)
1812 Verdugo Boulevard
(818) 790-7100

Glendale Public Schools

Balboa Elementary
1844 Bel Aire Dr.
ZIP: 91201
Primary
Total Enrollment 743
Benjamin Franklin Elementary
1610 Lake St.
ZIP: 91201
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
1540 Fifth St.
ZIP: 91201
Primary
Total Enrollment 629
Eleanor J. Toll Middle
700 Glenwood Rd.
ZIP: 91202
Middle
Total Enrollment 1156
Mark Keppel Elementary
730 Glenwood Rd.
ZIP: 91202
Primary
Total Enrollment 998
Herbert Hoover High
651 Glenwood Rd.
ZIP: 91202
High
Total Enrollment 1719
Columbus Elementary
425 W. Milford St.
ZIP: 91203
Primary
Total Enrollment 626
College View
440 W. Lomita Ave.
ZIP: 91204
High
Total Enrollment 163
Jewel City Community Day
440 W. Lomita
ZIP: 91204
Other
Total Enrollment 4
Thomas Edison Elementary
435 S. Pacific Ave.
ZIP: 91204
Primary
Total Enrollment 862
Pacific Avenue - Early Bird Preschool
440 W. Lomita Ave.
ZIP: 91204
Horace Mann Elementary
501 E. Acacia Ave.
ZIP: 91205
Primary
Total Enrollment 678
John Muir Elementary
912 S. Chevy Chase Dr.
ZIP: 91205
Primary
Total Enrollment 848
Cerritos Elementary
120 E. Cerritos Ave.
ZIP: 91205
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Glendale High
1440 E. Brd.way
ZIP: 91205
High
Total Enrollment 2582
John Marshall Elementary
1201 E. Brd.way
ZIP: 91205
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Woodrow Wilson Middle
1221 Monterey Rd.
ZIP: 91206
Middle
Total Enrollment 1183
Glenoaks Elementary
2015 E. Glenoaks Blvd.
ZIP: 91206
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
R. D. White Elementary
744 E. Doran St.
ZIP: 91206
Primary
Total Enrollment 935
Theodore Roosevelt Middle
222 E. Acacia Ave.
ZIP: 91206
Middle
Total Enrollment 801
Daily (allan F.) High (continuation)
220 N. Kenwood
ZIP: 91206
High
Total Enrollment 244
Verdugo Woodlands Elementary
1751 N. Verdugo Rd.
ZIP: 91208
Primary
Total Enrollment 818
John C. Fremont Elementary
3320 Las Palmas Ave.
ZIP: 91208
Primary
Total Enrollment 690

Glendale Private Schools

Montessori Academy
1920 W Glenoaks Blvd
ZIP: 91201
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Bonnie Academy
534 W Glenoaks Blvd
ZIP: 91202
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Salem Lutheran School
1211 N Brand Blvd
ZIP: 91202
Elementary
Total Enrollment 151
Incarnation Parish School
123 W Glenoaks Blvd
ZIP: 91202
Elementary
Total Enrollment 280
Glendale Montessori Elementary School
1212 N Pacific Ave
ZIP: 91202
Elementary
Total Enrollment 53
Artek Child Education Center
546 W Broadway
ZIP: 91204
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Tobinworld
920 E Broadway
ZIP: 91205
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 251
First Lutheran School
1300 E Colorado St
ZIP: 91205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 75
St Anne Montessori School
1479 E Broadway
ZIP: 91205
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 29
St Mary's Armenian Tufenkian
1200 Carlton Dr
ZIP: 91205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
Holy Family Grade School
400 S Louise St
ZIP: 91205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 275
Holy Family High School College Preparatory
400 E Lomita Ave
ZIP: 91205
Secondary
Total Enrollment 209
Glendale Preschool & Kindergarten
225 S Verdugo Rd
ZIP: 91205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Glendale Adventist Academy
700 Kimlin Dr
ZIP: 91206
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 564
Chamlian Armenian School
4444 Lowell Ave
ZIP: 91214
Elementary
Total Enrollment 500
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