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Population in 2012: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 

Males: 77  (41.1%)
Females: 112  (58.9%)

Median resident age:  50.4 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36034, 36035.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,236 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Glenwood:

$47,236
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,835

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,228 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Glenwood:

$72,228
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,592; Detached houses: $100,265; Mobile homes: $66,671

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 131 (70.1%)
  • Black alone - 56 (29.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glenwood: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.0%), United States (12.2%), English (6.1%), German (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Welsh (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Glenwood:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood town:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Glenwood, Alabama as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Glenwood to the number of sex offenders is 95 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $417 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Glenwood satellite photo by USGS

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-6.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (30%)
  • Lawyers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Glenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 114% 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 below Alabama state average. It is 97% smaller 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 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Glenwood center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Glenwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crenshaw County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Glenwood, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood:

  • Troy University (about 17 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,221)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 49 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Alabama State University (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Faulkner University (about 50 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Tuskegee University (about 60 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 77 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)

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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: 411, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-11-2002 and OCT-15-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2000), Fed Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Glenwood, AL

Glenwood compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Glenwood travel time to work - commute


Glenwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Glenwood town (based on Crenshaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.49%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents70.3%13.8%9.0%2.6%4.2%
Congregations47.8%19.4%17.9%7.5%7.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Crenshaw County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Crenshaw County:

12.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crenshaw County:

34.6%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$525
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$250
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$170
Sewerage 0$0 1$135
Water Supply 0$0 1$262
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$605
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,947


7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pike County, AL  1.00% ($22,447 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.98% ($24,348)
from Covington County, AL  0.74% ($28,314)


6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.16% ($24,259 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.92% ($26,535)
to Covington County, AL  0.66% ($25,968)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $3,327,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,134
Total average daily truck traffic: 90
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,685

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