Glenolden, Pennsylvania Population 2024

7,150

Glenolden is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. Glenolden has a 2024 population of 7,150. Glenolden is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,220 in 2020.

The average household income in Glenolden is $89,380 with a poverty rate of 14.68%. The median age in Glenolden is 38.1 years: 36.1 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Glenolden Demographics

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

  • White: 79.86%
  • Black or African American: 12.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,335.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.97% (-70)
The current population of Glenolden, Pennsylvania is 7,150 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,220.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,74279.86%
Black or African American92312.84%
Two or more races3084.28%
Other race1401.95%
Asian771.07%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glenolden Population by Race

Glenolden Population Pyramid 2024

Glenolden Median Age

38.1

Total

36.1

Male

38.7

Female

Glenolden Adults

There are 5,428 adults, (1,066 of whom are seniors) in Glenolden.

Glenolden Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Glenolden Sex Ratio

Female3,63150.5%
Male3,55949.5%

Glenolden Population by Age

Glenolden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7952.5778.821.2
Married1,0533.1494.85.2
Non Family9691.2657.742.3
Female5763.668713
Male1972.873.126.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glenolden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2334.71%
Associates Degree4288.64%
Bachelors Degree81916.54%
Graduate Degree3777.61%
High School Graduate1,94439.26%
Less Than 9th Grade601.21%
Some College1,09022.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Glenolden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glenolden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1453,915999
Black47744781
2+ Races12411418
Other Race989873
Hispanic83608
Asian545425

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 74.49%.

Glenolden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,197$90,398$43,239
Graduate Degree$68,861$92,667$68,829
High School Graduate$54,554$60,078$29,531
Less Than 9th Grade$21,536$0$0
Overall$46,830$61,553$41,719
Some College$40,259$58,068$36,949

$46,830

Average Earnings

$61,553

Average Male

$41,719

Average Female

Glenolden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glenolden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glenolden Language

94.11% of Glenolden residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Glenolden Language

Glenolden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,6895629.88%
Black92236339.37%
Multiple29712943.43%
Hispanic1556843.87%

14.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

20.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glenolden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glenolden is Hispanic, with 43.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glenolden is White, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

Glenolden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.06%
High School13.07%
Bachelors or Greater7.94%
Some College5.86%

Glenolden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.43%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed0%

Glenolden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glenolden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,438$99,775
Households$71,719$89,380
Married Families$105,571$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,943$59,190

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glenolden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Glenolden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glenolden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Glenolden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glenolden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam110
Korea66
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War22
World War II0

Glenolden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+107
65 to 7493
55 to 6463
35 to 5432
18 to 3413

Glenolden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2966.53%
Black91.49%
2+ Races32.36%

Glenolden Veterans by Race

Glenolden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glenolden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Glenolden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glenolden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glenolden 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

83.5%

Born in Glenolden

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

2.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Glenolden residents were born in the United States, with 83.5% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Glenolden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,064-17-0.24%
20287,081-17-0.24%
20277,098-18-0.25%
20267,116-17-0.24%
20257,133-17-0.24%
20247,150-18-0.25%
20237,16800%
20227,168-30-0.42%
20217,198-22-0.3%
20207,2201161.63%
20197,104130.18%
20187,09140.06%
20177,087-14-0.2%
20167,101-5-0.07%
20157,106-7-0.1%
20147,113100.14%
20137,10360.08%
20127,097140.2%
20117,083-7-0.1%
20107,09000%
20007,4762162.98%
19907,260-373-4.89%
19807,633-1,064-12.23%
19708,6971,44819.98%
19607,24979912.39%
19506,4501,62533.68%
19404,8253437.65%
19304,482-2,582-36.55%
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Glenolden Population by Year