Glenwood, Iowa Population 2024

5,262

Glenwood is a city located in Mills County Iowa. Glenwood has a 2024 population of 5,262. It is also the county seat of Mills County.Glenwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,046 in 2020.

The average household income in Glenwood is $87,340 with a poverty rate of 8.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Glenwood is 43.8 years, 45 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Glenwood Demographics

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

  • White: 98.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,784.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.28% (216)
The current population of Glenwood, Iowa is 5,262 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,046.

Glenwood, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,03498.17%
Two or more races671.31%
Other race100.2%
Black or African American90.18%
Asian80.16%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glenwood Population by Race

Glenwood Population Pyramid 2024

Glenwood Median Age

43.8

Total

45

Male

43.1

Female

Glenwood Adults

There are 4,171 adults, (1,296 of whom are seniors) in Glenwood.

Glenwood Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Glenwood Sex Ratio

Female2,78854.37%
Male2,34045.63%

Glenwood Population by Age

Glenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0622.2971.828.2
Married9133.1490.59.5
Non Family8851.160.139.9
Female1893.1351.348.7
Male753.9634.765.3
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glenwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 34.15%.

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,948

Average Earnings

$45,673

Average Male

$43,973

Average Female

Glenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glenwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glenwood Language

97.63% of Glenwood residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Glenwood Language

Glenwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,5194259.4%
Multiple66812.12%
Hispanic42581.88%
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8.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

6.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is Multiple, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is Hispanic, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.45%.

Glenwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College12.55%
High School11.18%
Bachelors or Greater8.42%
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Glenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56.18%
Male Employed6.21%
Female Employed5.91%
Female Unemployed
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Glenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glenwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glenwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Glenwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glenwood 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 45-54.

Glenwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glenwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

442

Number of Veterans

378

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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Glenwood Veterans by War

count

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Glenwood Veterans by Age

count

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Glenwood Veterans by Race

Glenwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glenwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Glenwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glenwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glenwood 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

45.63%

Born in Glenwood

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Glenwood residents were born in the United States, with 45.63% having been born in Iowa. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Glenwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,577631.14%
20285,514631.16%
20275,451631.17%
20265,388631.18%
20255,325631.2%
20245,262631.21%
20235,199631.23%
20225,136631.24%
20215,073270.54%
20205,046-331-6.16%
20195,377320.6%
20185,345280.53%
20175,317110.21%
20165,306541.03%
20155,252320.61%
20145,220-32-0.61%
20135,252140.27%
20125,238-46-0.87%
20115,28470.13%
20105,277-81-1.51%
20005,35878717.22%
19904,571-709-13.43%
19805,2801,08525.86%
19704,195-588-12.29%
19604,7831192.55%
19504,6641633.62%
19404,5012325.43%
19304,26940710.54%
19203,862-190-4.69%
19104,0521,01233.29%
19003,040
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Glenwood Population by Year