Glidden demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2855591
Median age33.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Glidden, IA has a population of 1,422 and is the 13,008th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,285 per sq mi which is 2253% higher than the Iowa average and 1319% higher than the national average. The median age in Glidden is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Glidden, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 84% of Glidden residents were born in Iowa, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Glidden is 2253% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Glidden is 11% lower than Iowa.
  • In Glidden 98.45% of the population is White.
  • In Glidden 1.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Glidden 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Glidden population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.20%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.35%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Glidden, 2.1% 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 Glidden, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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