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Glendale, Missouri
Location of Glendale, Missouri
Location of Glendale, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 1.30 sq mi (3.36 km2)
 • Land 1.30 sq mi (3.36 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
587 ft (179 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 5,925
 • Estimate 
(2019)
5,866
 • Density 4,522.74/sq mi (1,746.64/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-27334
GNIS feature ID 0756107

Glendale is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,925 at the 2010 census.

History

Glendale was voted the best place to live in Missouri in 2014 by movoto.com, and was named from the scenic dales or glens in the region.

Geography

Glendale is located at 38°35′35″N 90°23′3″W / 38.59306°N 90.38417°W / 38.59306; -90.38417 (38.593052, −90.384191).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 749
1930 1,451 93.7%
1940 2,526 74.1%
1950 4,930 95.2%
1960 7,048 43.0%
1970 6,981 −1.0%
1980 6,035 −13.6%
1990 5,945 −1.5%
2000 5,767 −3.0%
2010 5,925 2.7%
2019 (est.) 5,866 −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,925 people, 2,273 households, and 1,686 families living in the city. The population density was 4,593.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,773.4/km2). There were 2,348 housing units at an average density of 1,820.2 per square mile (702.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.7% African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 2,273 households, of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.8% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

Notable people

The following are people who have either resided in Glendale or regularly visited

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