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Overview

Introduction to Glendale, Wisconsin

Glendale, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is located 6 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Glendale History

Glendale developed rapidly in the 1950s. The area was originally inhabited by the Potawatomi and Winnebago Indians and was a part of the Michigan territory. The white settlers of the area first arrived in the 1830s. It became a part of the Milwaukee County in 1836. The City of Glendale was incorporated on December 28, 1950. It is located in Milwaukee County, which was founded in 1834.

Glendale and nearby Attractions

  • Bay Shore Shopping Center
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Pabst House
  • Milwaukee County Zoo
  • Pike Lake State Park
  • Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art

Things To Do In Glendale

Glendale offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can visit the local parks like Kletzsch Park and Lincoln Park. The Bay Shore Shopping Center and Glen - Bay Shopping Center are the popular shopping destinations. History buffs should visit the Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics & Technology, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, and Milwaukee Public Museum. In addition, the city hosts the Oktoberfest every year.

Glendale Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is nearby.

Glendale Higher Education

Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Marquette University are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,880
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens22.5%
Employed Population 16+6,475
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.2%
Median Earnings25+$41,987
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,476
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,349

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,191
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,001
Median House Value$207,200

Ancestry

German27%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.1%
Irish12.9%
Polish9.7%
English6.7%
Russian6.4%
Italian4%
Norwegian3.3%
Swedish3.1%
French Except Basque2.7%
Dutch1.6%
Lithuanian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Austrian0.8%
Czech0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Arab0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Latvian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Croatian0.4%
US/American0.4%
Danishn0.4%
African0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Estonian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Glendale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Milwaukee County
Standard Zip Codes53212, 53211, 53209, 53217
Phone Area Codes414, 262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.07
Approximate Longitude-87.91

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)

StationMILWAUKEE MT MARY COL
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationWEST ALLIS
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 54 F
Jul Temp66 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches
StationGERMANTOWN
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bayside4,428$121,146
Brown Deer12,075$74,187
Fox Point6,695$146,518
River Hills1,548$160,714
Shorewood13,300$98,682

Glendale Public Libraries

North Shore Library
6800 N. PORT WASHINGTON RD.
Glendale, Wisconsin
(414) 351-3461

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Glendale Hospitals

Orthopaedic Hsptl Of Wi
(Proprietary)
475 W River Woods Pkwy
(414) 961-6800

Glendale Public Schools

Glen Hills Middle
2600 W Mill Rd
ZIP: 53209
(414) 351-7160
Middle
Total Enrollment 546
Parkway Elementary
5910 N Milwaukee River Pkwy
ZIP: 53209
(414) 351-7190
Primary
Total Enrollment 482
Nicolet High
6701 N Jean Nicolet Rd
ZIP: 53217
(414) 351-7554
High
Total Enrollment 1114

Glendale Private Schools

Torah Academy Of Milwaukee
6800 N Green Bay Ave
ZIP: 53209
Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
St Johns Lutheran School
7877 N Port Washington Rd
ZIP: 53217
Elementary
Total Enrollment 74
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