Glenside, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glenside, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Glenside Census Designated Place had a population of 8,653 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Glenside, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,653
Daytime Population: Workers 2,936
Daytime Population: Residents 3,577
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 8,166
Population in Familes 6,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 487
Population Density2 6,758
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $85,760
Average Household Income $107,400
Per Capita Income $40,083


Total Housing Units 3,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,068 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $285,322
Average Home Value $307,172


Total Households 3,110
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,985
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.42%
Households 0.28% 0.34%
Families 0.58% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 2017 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 # 116 93rd
Population Density # 61 97th
Diversity Index # 291 84th
Median Household Income # 83 95th
Per Capita Income # 138 92nd

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