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Glen Dale, West Virginia
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Location of Glen Dale in Marshall County, West Virginia.
|• Total||1.20 sq mi (3.11 km2)|
|• Land||0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)|
|• Water||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|Elevation||692 ft (211 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,612.94/sq mi (622.89/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1560592|
Glen Dale is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States, along the Ohio River. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,526 at the 2010 census. Glen Dale was incorporated in 1924.
Glen Dale is located at(39.948594, -80.754922).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.20 square miles (3.11 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,526 people, 688 households and 475 families living in the city. The population density was 1,795.3 inhabitants per square mile (693.2/km2). There were 745 housing units at an average density of 876.5 per square mile (338.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 688 households, of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.0% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.65.
The median age in the city was 50 years. 17.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 33.8% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
The community was named after Glendale, the farm of a local family.
Glen Dale is the home town of:
- Brad Paisley, country music singer
- Lionel Cartwright, country music singer
- Shelley Moore Capito, United States Senator
- Arch A. Moore, Jr, former Governor of West Virginia
- Shelley Riley Moore, former First Lady of West Virginia
- George Brett, member of Baseball Hall of Fame, born in Glen Dale, primarily raised in Southern California
- Jeffrey V. Kessler, West Virginia State Senator (November 1997–2017); West Virginia Senate President (January 2011–2015)
- Bernice E. Eddy, virologist and epidemiologist
- Josh Pastner, college basketball coach at Georgia Tech
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