Glenwood, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 93  (51.0%)
Females: 90  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36034, 36035.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,180 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Glenwood:

$40,180
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,754 (it was $19,074 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $43,060 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Glenwood:

$43,060
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $52,804; detached houses: $61,412; mobile homes: $25,612

Median gross rent in 2019: $525.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glenwood: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Glenwood, AL (2019)
    • 18771.1%White alone
    • 2810.6%Asian alone
    • 259.5%Black alone
    • 197.2%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Irish (12.0%), American (5.3%), English (2.3%), Dutch (1.5%), German (1.5%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

Glenwood, Alabama map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $206 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (48.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (563.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Goshen, AL (2.1 miles ),
Luverne, AL (2.5 miles ),
Brantley, AL (2.7 miles ),
Henderson-Spring Hill, AL (3.0 miles ),
Rutledge, AL (3.0 miles ),
Jack, AL (3.3 miles ),
Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (3.4 miles ),
Petrey, AL (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 31.67 N, Longitude: 86.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Glenwood, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Glenwood, AL in 2019

Glenwood satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Glenwood, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.5%)
  • Truck transportation (11.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (20.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Food (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (25.0%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (11.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Glenwood, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)
  • Lawyers (5.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (30.2%)
  • Lawyers (9.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Personal appearance workers (11.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)

Average climate in Glenwood, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glenwood, Alabama average temperatures Glenwood, Alabama average precipitation Glenwood, Alabama humidity Glenwood, Alabama wind speed Glenwood, Alabama snowfall Glenwood, Alabama sunshine Glenwood, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Glenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Glenwood town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glenwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from Glenwood center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from Glenwood center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from Glenwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crenshaw County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glenwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glenwood:

  • LUVERNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUVERNE, AL)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • FMC TROY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood:

  • Troy University (about 17 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 33 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 49 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Alabama State University (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 50 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Tuskegee University (about 60 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Crenshaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Glenwood and their reported violations in the past:

GLENWOOD WATER WORKS (Population served: 387, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood:

Marital status in Glenwood, AL
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

For population 25 years and over in Glenwood:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glenwood, AL (based on Crenshaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,44252
Mainline Protestant87513
Black Protestant2442
Other2231
None5,122-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Crenshaw County:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Crenshaw County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.6%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glenwood:

49.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glenwood:

39.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Glenwood:

83.9%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glenwood, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$566
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$385
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,371
Water Supply 0$0 1$594
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,189
Sewerage 0$0 1$306
Totals for Government 0$0 14$4,411

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.88% ($32,524 average AGI)
from Pike County, AL  0.84% ($24,750)
from Covington County, AL  0.73% ($30,514)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.05% ($34,560 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.78% ($30,568)
to Covington County, AL  0.52% ($44,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glenwood:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WELB (1350 AM; 1 kW; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glenwood:

  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFXX (107.7 FM; GEORGIANA, AL; Owner: JEFFREY K. HAYNES)
  • WSTF (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC. RADIO,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Glenwood:

  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.0mTotal length
  • $13,200,000Total costs
  • 9,009Total average daily traffic
  • 517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glenwood, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glenwood, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Christophe Le Scanve, County Road 2262 - B - 16041446 (Lat: 31.648139 Lon: -86.043667), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 01109 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, County Road 2262 - B - 16041446 (Lat: 31.648139 Lon: -86.043667), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 01109 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, County Road 2262 - B - 16041446 (Lat: 31.648139 Lon: -86.043667), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 01109 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glenwood, AL
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glenwood, AL
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity


Glenwood compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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