Glenwood, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glenwood, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Glenwood had a population of 768 as of July 1, 2016. Glenwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glenwood is located at latitude 32.1803 and longitude -82.6708 in Wheeler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Wheeler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

The City of Glenwood (GNIS ID: 2403708) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Glenwood is located within Glenwood Division of Wheeler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glenwood 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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Glenwood, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 768
Population in Households 736
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 245
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $69,048
Average Home Value $80,568


Median Household Income $28,194
Average Household Income $40,716
Per Capita Income $16,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.21%
Households 0.56% 0.43%
Families 2.59% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Glenwood, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenwood to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 393 38th
Population Density1 # 474 24th
Diversity Index2 # 260 58th
Median Household Income # 547 13th
Per Capita Income # 508 19th

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