Location in Oregon
|• Mayor||Fred Jensen|
|• Total||0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)|
|• Land||0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,410 ft (429.8 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||868|
|• Density||2,185.0/sq mi (843.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Pacific (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1166658|
|This section does not cite any references or sources. (December 2007)|
Glendale started out as a small settlement called Stumptown, because of an economy based on logging. After the arrival of the railroad in 1881, the town was named Julia in honor of the wife of Sol Abraham, a prominent local citizen and platter of the town site. After a dispute between Abraham and a railroad agent, the town was renamed Glendale in August 1883.
A major fire in the early-mid 1900s destroyed much of the town, which was rebuilt. There are very few buildings still standing that are more than a century old. The business district was destroyed again by a fire on July 11, 1928. The Presbyterian church on Main Street is one of the few buildings left from before the fire.
As of the census of 2010, there were 874 people, 325 households, and 229 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,185.0 inhabitants per square mile (843.6/km2). There were 391 housing units at an average density of 977.5 per square mile (377.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.8% White, 0.3% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 3.8% from other races, and 4.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.4% of the population.
There were 325 households of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.14.
The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 855 people, 311 households, and 224 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,138.4 people per square mile (825.3/km2). There were 355 housing units at an average density of 887.9 per square mile (342.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.82% White, 2.92% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 2.34% from other races, and 3.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.54% of the population.
There were 311 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the city the population was spread out with 35.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,625, and the median income for a family was $30,278. Males had a median income of $34,167 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,067. About 19.4% of families and 22.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.6% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Glendale city, Oregon". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- McArthur, Lewis A. Oregon Geographic Names (6th ed.). Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 358. ISBN 0-87595-237-2.