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Location of Glencoe in Calhoun County and Etowah County, Alabama.
|• Total||17.08 sq mi (44.24 km2)|
|• Land||17.00 sq mi (44.03 km2)|
|• Water||0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)|
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|• Density||316.02/sq mi (122.01/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0119032|
Glencoe (local pronunciation "Glin-ko") is a city in Calhoun and Etowah counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is part of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city incorporated in 1939. The population was 5,160 at the 2010 census.
Glencoe is located at 33°57'11.333" North, 85°56'9.125" West (33.953148, -85.935868).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44.1 km2), of which 16.9 square miles (43.9 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.49%, is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 5,160 people, 2,129 households, and 1,488 families living in the city. The population density was 305 people per square mile (117.7/km2). There were 2,270 housing units at an average density of 133.5 per square mile (51/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 1.3% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. 0.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,129 households, out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 21.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $53,279, and the median income for a family was $61,810. Males had a median income of $53,295 versus $31,481 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,531. About 3.5% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||154||2.87%|
|Hispanic or Latino||86||1.6%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 5,372 people, 1,949 households, and 1,384 families residing in the city.
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