Glen Allen, Virginia Population 2021

15,488
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Glen Allen is a city located in Hanover County and Henrico County Virginia. Glen Allen has a 2020 population of 15,488. Glen Allen is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,774 in 2010. Glen Allen reached it's highest population of 16,524 in 2016.

The average household income in Glen Allen is $98,089 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,336 per month, and the median house value is $241,500. The median age in Glen Allen is 39.4 years, 36.4 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Glen Allen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glen Allen was:

  • White: 60.82%
  • Black or African American: 28.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Asian: 4.13%
  • Other race: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glen Allen, Virginia is 15,488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,454.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,774.

Glen Allen, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,42060.82%
Black or African American4,46628.84%
Two or More Races7044.55%
Asian6394.13%
Some Other Race2591.67%
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Glen Allen Population by Race

Glen Allen Population Pyramid $2021

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Glen Allen Median Age

39.4


Total

36.4


Male

42


Female

Glen Allen Adults

There are 11,544 adults, (2,346 of whom are seniors) in Glen Allen.

Glen Allen Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Allen Sex Ratio

Female

8,150

52.62%

Male

7,338

47.38%

Glen Allen Population by Age

Glen Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glen Allen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All74%26%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female48.8%51.2%
Male45.6%54.4%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glen Allen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0892.5474
Married2,8113.1887
Non Family1,9411.2173.1
Female9623.2648.8
Male3752.8145.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Glen Allen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1911.80%
9th to 12th Grade4744.46%
High School Graduate2,15720.27%
Some College2,65224.93%
Associates Degree8888.35%
Bachelors Degree2,61124.54%
Graduate Degree1,66615.66%
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Glen Allen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glen Allen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,7426,4242,895
Black2,6112,461771
Asian567537319
Hispanic451291111
2+ Races291284204
Other Race16279

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70.10%.

Glen Allen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,592$55,593$43,069
Less Than 9th Grade$16,444$48,722$13,780
High School Graduate$36,921$40,778$26,012
Some College$41,315$53,871$38,036
Bachelors Degree$54,697$62,083$54,091
Graduate Degree$70,000$93,409$63,109

$48,592

Average Earnings

$55,593

Average Male

$43,069

Average Female

Glen Allen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glen Allen Language by Age

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Glen Allen Language

86.87% of Glen Allen residents speak only English, while 13.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

Glen Allen Language

Glen Allen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9784404.90%
Black4,4122295.19%
Hispanic74310614.27%
Other2597930.50%
Asian639243.76%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.74%

Male Poverty Rate

4.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Allen is Other, with 30.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Allen is Asian, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.08%.

Glen Allen Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School6.82%
Some College3.42%
Less Than 9th Grade3.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Glen Allen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.17%
Male Unemployed29.45%
Male Employed5.31%
Female Employed2.11%

Glen Allen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glen Allen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,429$98,089
Families$83,873$111,776
Married Families$100,074-
Non Families$55,341$64,110
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Income by Household Type

Glen Allen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Glen Allen Married by Age and Sex

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Glen Allen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Glen Allen Marital Status by Race

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Glen Allen Marital Status

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1,049

Number of Veterans

934

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam402
First Gulf War336
Second Gulf War217
Korea27
World War II

Glen Allen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54416
65 to 74286
55 to 64167
75+133
18 to 3447

Glen Allen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7209.65%
Black2047.30%
Hispanic6513.49%
2+ Races6513.35%
Other Race4427.16%
Asian162.61%

Glen Allen Veterans by Race

Glen Allen Veterans by Education

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5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Allen Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Glen Allen Employment by Age

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Glen Allen Employment by Race

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Glen Allen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.29%

Born in Glen Allen

90.18%

Native Born

9.82%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

7.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.18% of Glen Allen residents were born in the United States, with 61.29% having been born in Virginia. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glen Allen Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,4880.00%
202015,4880.00%
201915,488-966-5.87%
201816,4541150.70%
201716,339-185-1.12%
201616,5241,51710.11%
201515,007-457-2.96%
201415,464-122-0.78%
201315,586640.41%
201215,5225013.34%
201115,0212471.67%
201014,7740.00%

Glen Allen Population by Year