Glenwood, Minnesota

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Glenwood
Glenwood welcome sign
Glenwood welcome sign
Location of Glenwood within Pope County, Minnesota
Location of Glenwood
within Pope County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°39′2″N 95°22′59″W / 45.65056°N 95.38306°W / 45.65056; -95.38306
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyPope
Area
 • Total5.81 sq mi (15.04 km2)
 • Land5.66 sq mi (14.65 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
Elevation
1,161 ft (354 m)
Population
 • Total2,564
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
2,611
 • Density461.55/sq mi (178.22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56334
Area code(s)320
FIPS code27-24074[4]
GNIS feature ID0644185[5]
Websitehttp://ci.glenwood.mn.us/

Glenwood is a city in, and the county seat of, Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,564 at the 2010 census.[6][7] It is located on the northeastern shore of Lake Minnewaska.

History[edit]

Glenwood was platted in 1866, and named for the glen and woods near the original town site.[8] A post office called Glenwood has been in operation since 1867.[9] The city was incorporated in 1912.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.86 square miles (15.18 km2), all land.[10]

Glenwood is located at the east end of Lake Minnewaska at the junction of Minnesota State Highways 28, 29, 55, and 104. Lake Minnewaska is a large lake that brings in many people in the summer.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890627
19001,11678.0%
19102,16193.6%
19202,1871.2%
19302,2201.5%
19402,56415.5%
19502,6664.0%
19602,631−1.3%
19702,584−1.8%
19802,523−2.4%
19902,5732.0%
20002,5940.8%
20102,564−1.2%
2019 (est.)2,611[3]1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,564 people, 1,185 households, and 656 families living in the city. The population density was 437.5 inhabitants per square mile (168.9/km2). There were 1,339 housing units at an average density of 228.5 per square mile (88.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.2% White, 0.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 1,185 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.6% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 44.1 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,594 people, 1,131 households, and 629 families living in the city. The population density was 179.8/km2 (466.0/mi2). There were 1,202 housing units at an average density of 83.3 inhabitants/km2 (215.9 inhabitants/mi2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.92% White, 0.15% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,131 households, out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 44.3% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 24.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 31.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,083, and the median income for a family was $41,486. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,652 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,758. 7.9% of the population and 3.6% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.6% were under the age of 18 and 11.8% were 65 or older.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011.[dead link]
  7. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  8. ^ a b Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 431.
  9. ^ "Pope County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-13.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°39′01″N 95°23′23″W / 45.65028°N 95.38972°W / 45.65028; -95.38972