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Glendale, Ohio
Village
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Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 1.64 sq mi (4.25 km2)
 • Land 1.64 sq mi (4.25 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
630 ft (192 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,001
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,181
 • Density 1,328.26/sq mi (512.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45246
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-30380
GNIS feature ID 1064729

Glendale is a village in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,155 at the 2010 census. It is a northern suburb of Cincinnati, and is the site of the Glendale Historic District.

Geography

Glendale is located at 39°16′17″N 84°27′50″W / 39.27139°N 84.46389°W / 39.27139; -84.46389 (39.271258, -84.463957).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.69 square miles (4.38 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 690
1870 1,780 158.0%
1880 1,400 −21.3%
1890 1,444 3.1%
1900 1,545 7.0%
1910 1,741 12.7%
1920 1,759 1.0%
1930 2,300 30.8%
1940 2,359 2.6%
1950 2,402 1.8%
1960 2,823 17.5%
1970 2,690 −4.7%
1980 2,368 −12.0%
1990 2,445 3.3%
2000 2,188 −10.5%
2010 2,155 −1.5%
2019 (est.) 2,181 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,155 people, 969 households, and 628 families living in the village. The population density was 1,275.1 inhabitants per square mile (492.3/km2). There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 625.4 per square mile (241.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 81.4% White, 15.4% African American, 1.5% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 969 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the village was 49.6 years. 19.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 38.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

Culture

Glendale's symbol is the black squirrel. Twenty-five statues of squirrels in varying attire have been placed by certain buildings in the style of downtown Cincinnati's Big Pig Gig.

Education

Glendale is served by Princeton City Schools, a consolidated school district also serving the communities of Evendale, Lincoln Heights, Sharonville, Springdale and Woodlawn. Glendale public students attend Glendale Elementary, Princeton Middle School, and Princeton High School. Private schools in Glendale are Bethany School (a K-8 school associated with the Episcopal Church) and St. Gabriel (affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati).

Notable people

  • Anthony Harkness, founded the village about 1853.
  • Megan McCormick, host of the series Globe Trekker
  • Alfred B. Mullett, architect
  • Bob Trumpy, former Cincinnati Bengals player, NBC and CBS broadcaster
  • John Weld Peck II, Federal Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Sparky Anderson, lived in Glendale while managing the Cincinnati Reds in the 1970s.
  • William Cooper Procter, born and lived in Glendale.
  • Charles W. Sawyer, United States Secretary of Commerce from 1948–1953.
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