Glendale

Glendale

This dynamic and thriving neighborhood is located in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Welcome to Glendale!

Glendale, AZ, is a dynamic and thriving neighborhood located in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Glendale offers a vibrant lifestyle with a mix of cultural attractions, outdoor activities, and a strong sense of community, making it an ideal destination for homebuyers seeking a well-rounded living experience.

Key Features and Interesting Facts:

  • Sports Enthusiast's Haven: Glendale is known as the "Sports Capital of Arizona" due to its rich sporting culture. The neighborhood is home to the State Farm Stadium, where the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) and Phoenix Rising FC (USL Championship) play, providing residents with exciting sports events year-round.

  • Historic Downtown: Glendale's historic downtown exudes charm and character with its well-preserved architecture and antique shops. Strolling through the streets feels like a trip back in time, offering a unique and nostalgic experience for residents and visitors alike.

  • Annual Festivals: Glendale hosts a variety of lively festivals and events throughout the year. Notably, the Glendale Glitters festival, where the neighborhood is transformed into a dazzling display of holiday lights, attracting thousands of visitors from all over.

  • A Shopper's Paradise: Shopping enthusiasts will find their haven in Glendale. The Westgate Entertainment District and Arrowhead Towne Center are two popular destinations that offer a diverse range of shops, boutiques, and entertainment options.

  • Educational Excellence: Glendale boasts top-rated schools and reputable educational institutions, making it an attractive choice for families seeking excellent academic opportunities for their children.

  • Outdoor Recreation: Nature lovers will find plenty to explore in Glendale. The nearby Thunderbird Conservation Park offers hiking trails with stunning desert vistas, providing an opportunity to connect with nature and enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Cultural Gems: The neighborhood features several cultural attractions, including the Cerreta Candy Company, where visitors can indulge in free tours and witness the candy-making process.

  • Family-Friendly Atmosphere: Glendale is known for its family-friendly environment, with numerous parks, playgrounds, and community centers offering activities for all ages. The neighborhood fosters a strong sense of community, making it an excellent place to raise a family.

  • Convenient Transportation: Glendale's strategic location allows for easy access to major highways, making commuting to neighboring cities and downtown Phoenix a breeze.

  • Thriving Arts Scene: The neighborhood boasts a burgeoning arts scene, with local galleries, theaters, and art festivals that celebrate the creativity and talents of the community.

Glendale offers a dynamic and well-rounded living experience with its sports culture, historical charm, diverse recreational options, and family-friendly atmosphere. Whether you're a sports enthusiast, a history buff, or a nature lover, Glendale has something to offer for everyone, making it an appealing destination to call home.


Overview for Glendale, AZ

245,685 people live in Glendale, where the median age is 33.7 and the average individual income is $27,771. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

245,685

Total Population

33.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,771

Average individual Income

Around Glendale, AZ

There's plenty to do around Glendale, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

46
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score
33
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Positively Fitt, Sacred Prana Natural Healing, and Black Flag Jiu Jitsu Club.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.79 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.53 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.66 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.48 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Glendale, AZ

Glendale has 83,956 households, with an average household size of 2.88. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glendale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 245,685 people call Glendale home. The population density is 3,798.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

245,685

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.7

Median Age

49.29 / 50.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
83,956

Total Households

2.88

Average Household Size

$27,771

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Glendale, AZ

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Glendale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Mountain Ridge High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
4/5
Copper Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
West-MEC - Mountain Ridge High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Desert Garden Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Bicentennial South School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Desert Sky Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Kindercare Learning Center #14
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Legacy Traditional School ? Glendale
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Challenger Middle School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Glendale Elementary Online (G.E.O.) Learning
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
Greenbrier Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Challenge Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Deer Valley High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
3/5
Hillcrest Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Legend Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
West-MEC - Cactus High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC Glendale Community College
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Glenn F Burton School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Melvin E Sine School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Desert Palms Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Kachina Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Pioneer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Foothills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Canyon Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Sierra Verde STEAM Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Ombudsman - Charter Metro
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Barcelona Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Girls Innovation Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
West-MEC - Raymond S. Kellis
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Glendale High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Apollo High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Isaac E Imes School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
William C Jack School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Grace Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bicentennial North School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Don Mensendick School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
1/5
Desert Mirage Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Children's Center For Neurodevelopmental Studies
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Carol G. Peck Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Academy of Math and Science Glendale
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Harold W Smith School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Copper Canyon High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
West-MEC - Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Copper Canyon High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Glendale Landmark School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Glendale Union High School District Online Learning Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
St Louis The King School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Desert Heights Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Marshall Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
3/5
Arrowhead Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Intelli-School Glendale
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Deer Valley High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Glendale American School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Highland Lakes School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Life Development Institute
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
West-MEC - Ironwood High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Desert Valley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5

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