Glendale, California Population 2020

204,765
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Glendale is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 204,765, it is the 23rd largest city in California and the 116th largest city in the United States. Glendale is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 6.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 191,719 in 2010. Spanning over 31 miles, Glendale has a population density of 6,720 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glendale is $90,698 with a poverty rate of 14.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,529 per month, and the median house value is $724,800. The median age in Glendale is 41.8 years, 39.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

An interesting fact about Glendale is that it has one of the largest communities of Armenians in the nation.

Population Growth in Glendale

Glendale has experienced steady growth throughout its history beginning in 1910, although the population did decline slightly between the censuses taken in 2000 and 2010. Glendale’s population is forecast to reach 214,000 by the year 2040, so slow and steady growth should be expected in the future.

Glendale Demographics

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

  • White: 73.68%
  • Asian: 15.48%
  • Other race: 5.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Glendale, California is 204,765, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 201,361.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 191,719.

Glendale, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White147,62573.68%
Asian31,01015.48%
Some Other Race10,8435.41%
Two or More Races6,7063.35%
Black or African American3,2301.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native7310.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2270.11%
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Glendale Population Pyramid 2020

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Glendale Median Age

41.8


Total

39.7


Male

43.5


Female

Glendale Adults

There are 165,169 adults, (34,318 of whom are seniors) in Glendale.

Glendale Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Glendale Sex Ratio

Female

106,111

52.96%

Male

94,261

47.04%

Glendale Households and Families

Glendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glendale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.2%57.8%
All32.9%67.1%
Male26.3%73.7%
Female25.6%74.4%
Non Family22.6%77.4%

32.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,8712.6932.9
Married36,6563.3442.2
Non Family23,1721.2622.6
Female9,6713.2725.6
Male4,3723.5526.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Glendale Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,9018.60%
9th to 12th Grade7,2064.80%
High School Graduate30,49820.33%
Some College25,41216.94%
Associates Degree14,9429.96%
Bachelors Degree38,10125.39%
Graduate Degree20,98013.98%
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Glendale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,90283,61936,392
Hispanic25,44519,0195,466
Asian23,08922,04514,557
Other Race8,1065,5981,283
Multiple Races3,5503,2061,594
Black2,6172,4761,263
Native American38730984
Islander19219283

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,117$45,376$36,450
Less Than High School$20,400$22,469$17,336
High School Grad$27,485$31,094$23,145
Some College$34,259$38,715$29,612
Bachelors Degree$54,912$62,974$48,755
Graduate Degree$70,609$83,581$59,831

$41,117

Average Earnings

$45,376

Average Male

$36,450

Average Female

Glendale Language

Glendale Language by Age

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Glendale Language

31.78% of Glendale residents speak only English, while 68.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 41.03% of the population.

Glendale Poverty

Glendale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White123,55121,52117.42%
Hispanic36,0285,14214.27%
Asian30,7692,2057.17%
Other10,7191,31112.23%
Multiple6,6655167.74%
Black3,1042578.28%
Native73110914.91%

14.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.66%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glendale is White, with 17.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glendale is Asian, with 7.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.69%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.33%
High School21.02%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.86%
Male Unemployed23.52%
Male Employed7.02%
Female Employed6.08%

Glendale Income

Glendale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,531$90,698
Families$72,110$102,619
Married Families$82,689$115,350
Non Families$40,774$61,101
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Glendale Marital Status

Glendale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Glendale Married by Age and Sex

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Glendale 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 45-54.

Glendale Marital Status by Race

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Glendale Veterans

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3,928

Number of Veterans

3,690

Male Veterans

238

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,082
Korea643
Second Gulf War501
First Gulf War462
World War II330
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,411
65 to 74928
35 to 54749
55 to 64493
18 to 34347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0232.46%
Hispanic7052.42%
Asian3851.51%
Other2292.50%
Black1485.57%
2 or More1263.00%
Hawaiian178.13%

Glendale Veterans by Education

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10.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glendale Employment Status

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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34.32%

Born in California

46.44%

Native Born

53.56%

Foreign Born

19.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

46.44% of Glendale residents were born in the United States, with 34.32% having been born in California. 19.03% 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
2020204,7651,7020.84%
2019203,0631,7020.85%
2018201,361-785-0.39%
2017202,1461,7020.85%
2016200,4449920.50%
2015199,4521,0320.52%
2014198,4202,9701.52%
2013195,4501,5090.78%
2012193,9411,2600.65%
2011192,6819550.50%
2010191,726-3,247-0.17%
2000194,97314,9350.80%
1990180,03840,9782.62%
1980139,0606,3960.47%
1970132,66413,2221.06%
1960119,44223,7402.24%
195095,70213,1201.49%
194082,58219,8462.79%
193062,73649,20016.57%
192013,53610,79017.29%
19102,7460.00%