Glenwood, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glenwood, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Glenwood had a population of 752 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Glenwood, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 752
Daytime Population: Workers 260
Daytime Population: Residents 486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 721
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 240
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $29,281
Average Household Income $42,928
Per Capita Income $16,853


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $71,591
Average Home Value $82,227


Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 208
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 0.09% -0.13%
Households -0.09% -0.07%
Families 1.63% -0.29%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 394 37th
Population Density # 480 23rd
Diversity Index # 279 56th
Median Household Income # 547 13th
Per Capita Income # 516 18th

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