Glenwood demographics profile

StatisticGlenwoodIllinoisNational
Population8,85312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,74922291
Median age42.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English93%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%13%13%
Glenwood, IL has a population of 8,853 and is the 4,332nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,749 per sq mi which is 1137% higher than the Illinois average and 2934% higher than the national average. The median age in Glenwood is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Glenwood, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 71% of Glenwood residents were born in Illinois, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Glenwood is 1137% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Glenwood is 15% higher than Illinois.
  • In Glenwood 26.73% of the population is White.
  • In Glenwood 68.53% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Glenwood 0.37% of the population is Asian.

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Glenwood population breakdown by race

RaceGlenwoodIllinoisNational
White26.73%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American68.53%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.37%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.93%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.43%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.02%5.86%4.75%
In Glenwood, 7.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Glenwood, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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