Glenside, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Glenside, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Glenside Census Designated Place had a population of 8,657 as of July 1, 2016. Glenside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glenside is located at latitude 40.1032 and longitude -75.1518 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Glenside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Glenside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389854) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Glenside Census Designated Place is located within Township of Abington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glenside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Glenside, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,657
Population in Households 8,162
Population in Familes 6,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 495
Population Density1 6,761
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,111
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,986
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,065 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,047 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $285,183
Average Home Value $308,874
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,614
Average Household Income $102,966
Per Capita Income $38,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.45%
Households 0.33% 0.38%
Families 0.68% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Glenside, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenside to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 94th
Population Density1 # 60 97th
Diversity Index2 # 285 84th
Median Household Income # 76 96th
Per Capita Income # 128 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.