About Glendale Arizona
Glendale Trivia - Ostrich feathers were a huge business in Glendale from the late 1800s until around 1914 when World War I began. It was said that their diet of Glendale-grown alfalfa provided the feathers with a unique luster not found anywhere else in the world.
|Fun Facts and Glendale Tidbits
|Reported Ancestries in Glendale
United States (5.0%)
|27,797 residents are foreign born
8.2% Latin America
|Latitude: 33.58 N
Longitude: 112.20 W
|Elevation: 1153 feet
Land area: 55.7 square miles Population density: 4366 people per square mile
|643 people in Glendale live in military barracks
347 people live in college dormitories
|Daytime population change due to commuting: -39,122 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in Glendale: 22,892 (22.1%)
|According to the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, the number of households in the Arrowhead Ranch area of Glendale (zip code 85308) with at least $1 million in worth increased by 214.4% between 1996 and 2001.
||Mayor Elaine Scruggs is the longest seated mayor in the metropolitan Phoenix area. She has been the Mayor of Glendale since February 1993.
Along one of Glendale's many bike paths