Glendale, California Population 2023

197,989

Glendale is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2023 population of 197,989, it is the 24th largest city in California and the 137th largest city in the United States.Glendale is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 196,543 in 2020. Spanning over 31 miles, Glendale has a population density of 6,498 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glendale is $94,880 with a poverty rate of 16.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Glendale is 41.6 years, 40 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

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: 73.98%
  • Asian: 14.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.16%
  • Other race: 4.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
The current population of Glendale, California is 197,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 196,543.

Glendale, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glendale Population by Race

Glendale Population Pyramid 2023

Glendale Median Age

41.6

Total

40

Male

43.1

Female

Glendale Adults

There are 164,085 adults, (35,730 of whom are seniors) in Glendale.

Glendale Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Glendale Sex Ratio

Female105,87453.11%
Male93,48346.89%

Glendale Population by Age

Glendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.3

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

34.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glendale Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Glendale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glendale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 90.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.24%.

Glendale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$46,694

Average Earnings

$51,201

Average Male

$41,361

Average Female

Glendale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glendale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glendale Language

32.73% of Glendale residents speak only English, while 67.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 41.32% of the population.

Glendale Language

Glendale Poverty by Race

rate

16.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glendale is Native, with 22.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glendale is Asian, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.28%.

Glendale Poverty

Glendale Poverty Rate by Education

Glendale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glendale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glendale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Glendale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glendale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Glendale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glendale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,377

Number of Veterans

3,195

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

Glendale Veterans by War

Glendale Veterans by Age

count

Glendale Veterans by Race

Glendale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glendale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Glendale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glendale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glendale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

35.57%

Born in Glendale

48.28%

Native Born

53.15%

Foreign Born

17.74%

Non Citizen

35.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

48.28% of Glendale residents were born in the United States, with 35.57% having been born in California. 17.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glendale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Glendale Population by Year