Glen Allen, Virginia Population 2020

16,454
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Glen Allen is a city located in Virginia. Glen Allen has a 2020 population of 16,454. Glen Allen is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.37% 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 $95,423 with a poverty rate of 5.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,328 per month, and the median house value is $235,100. The median age in Glen Allen is 38.6 years, 35 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.

Glen Allen Demographics

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

  • White: 60.90%
  • Black or African American: 26.95%
  • Asian: 6.04%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glen Allen, Virginia is 16,454, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,02160.90%
Black or African American4,43426.95%
Asian9936.04%
Two or More Races7344.46%
Some Other Race2721.65%
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Glen Allen Population Pyramid 2020

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Glen Allen Median Age

38.6


Total

35


Male

41.7


Female

Glen Allen Adults

There are 12,263 adults, (2,173 of whom are seniors) in Glen Allen.

Glen Allen Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Allen Sex Ratio

Female

8,748

53.17%

Male

7,706

46.83%

Glen Allen Households and Families

Glen Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glen Allen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
All73.2%26.8%
Female47.4%52.6%
Male43%57%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3362.5973.2
Married2,9723.3185.2
Non Family1,9531.1774.4
Female1,0063.1947.4
Male4052.7543

3.16

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Glen Allen Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2922.60%
9th to 12th Grade4744.22%
High School Graduate2,51022.33%
Some College2,66723.73%
Associates Degree8227.31%
Bachelors Degree2,90825.88%
Graduate Degree1,56513.93%
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Glen Allen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,1066,7502,881
Black2,5942,442952
Asian842802478
Hispanic544355134
Multiple Races27521151
Other Race13882

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.77%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,531$55,118$41,222
Less Than High School$20,048$31,036$14,042
High School Grad$36,439$42,468$26,389
Some College$40,815$48,611$33,697
Bachelors Degree$53,026$59,688$51,233
Graduate Degree$67,857$77,574$63,954

$47,531

Average Earnings

$55,118

Average Male

$41,222

Average Female

Glen Allen Language

Glen Allen Language by Age

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Glen Allen Language

84.01% of Glen Allen residents speak only English, while 15.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.78% of the population.

Glen Allen Poverty

Glen Allen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4534885.16%
Black4,3812455.59%
Hispanic1,05620219.13%
Other27214252.21%
Asian993262.62%

5.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

5.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Allen is Other, with 52.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Allen is Asian, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.71%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.66%
High School7.41%
Some College3.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.03%
Male Unemployed6.43%
Male Employed5.95%
Female Employed2.16%

Glen Allen Income

Glen Allen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,000$95,423
Families$83,470$109,696
Married Families$94,300-
Non Families$52,022$58,231
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Glen Allen Marital Status

Glen Allen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 Veterans

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952

Number of Veterans

868

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam370
First Gulf War296
Second Gulf War143
Korea14
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54423
65 to 74254
55 to 64150
75+109
18 to 3416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6698.56%
Black1655.65%
2 or More5614.11%
Hispanic558.77%
Other4324.16%
Asian192.03%

Glen Allen Veterans by Education

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5.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Allen Employment Status

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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59.89%

Born in Virginia

88.37%

Native Born

11.63%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

9.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.37% of Glen Allen residents were born in the United States, with 59.89% having been born in Virginia. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,4540.00%
201916,4540.00%
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%