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Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,917
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+2,993
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married67.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher81.4%
Median Earnings25+$71,768
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$153,125
% Above Poverty Level98.7%
% Below Poverty Level1.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home10.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone21.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,275
Median House Value$345,400

Ancestry

Irish21.8%
English14.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.3%
Italian5.6%
Polish3.5%
Scottish3.4%
French Except Basque3.1%
Norwegian2.2%
Greek1.6%
Czech1.6%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch0.8%
Finnish0.7%
US/American0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Latvian0.6%
German0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Glendale Almanac

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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)

StationST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 66 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationST PETERS 2 SSE
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crestwood11,941$85,833
Kirkwood27,614$107,744
Oakland1,649$121,250
Rock Hill4,628$70,040
Warson Woods1,870$134,333
Webster Groves23,111$110,419
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