Glenside, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 7,914
Males: 3,777 (47.7%), Females: 4,137 (52.3%)

Montgomery County

Zip code: 19038

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $58,868 (year 2000)
Median house value: $142,100 (year 2000)

Races in Glenside:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Korean (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), German (20.8%), Italian (16.7%), English (11.5%), Polish (4.0%), United States (2.9%).

Elevation: 276 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glenside

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenside CDP

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

4.6% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glenside:

  • ABINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ABINGTON, PA)
  • ELKINS PARK HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ELKINS PARK, PA)
  • HOLY REDEEMER HOSPITAL & MED CENTER (about 3 miles; MEADOWBROOK, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glenside:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 18 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 27 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 40 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glenside:

  • HORSHAM VALLEY AIRWAYS INC (about 7 miles; HORSHAM, PA; ID: N48)
  • WINGS FIELD (about 8 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: LOM)
  • NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PNE)
Amtrak stations near Glenside:

  • 8 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Glenside:

  • BEAVER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,016; Location: 450 S EASTON RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • WESTMINSTER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (FT enrollment: 224; Location: 2960 W CHURCH RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wts.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Glenside:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ABINGTON (about 3 miles; ABINGTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,598)
  • LA SALLE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 23,007)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,794)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; FT enrollment: 5,097)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
Public primary/middle schools in Glenside:

  • COPPER BEECH SCH (Students: 863; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HIGHLAND SCH AT GLENSIDE-WELDO (Students: 415; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GLENSIDE EL SCH (Students: 338; Grades: KG – 04)
  • OVERLOOK SCH AT GLENSIDE-WELDO (Students: 322; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Glenside:

  • ST LUKE THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 2330 FAIRHILL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE (Students: 203; Location: 835 NORTH HILLS AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Glenside:

  • GLENSIDE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $687,696; Location: 215 S KESWICK AVE; 61,045 books; 1,326 audio materials; 1,082 video materials; 339 serial subscriptions)