Glenside, Pennsylvania


Glenside, Pennsylvania

Geobox Settlement
name = Glenside
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category = Census-designated place


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country = United States
state = Pennsylvania
region_type = County
region = Montgomery
district_type = Townships
district = Abington
district1 = Cheltenham
area_imperial = 1.3
area_land_imperial = 1.3
area_water_imperial = 0.0
area_water_percentage = auto
area_percentage_round = 2
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lat_m = 06
lat_s = 11
lat_NS = N
long_d = 75
long_m = 09
long_s = 08
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elevation_imperial = 262
elevation_round = 1
population_as_of = 2000
population = 7914
population_density_imperial = 6217.4
population_density_round = 1
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timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
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postal_code_type = ZIP Code
postal_code = 19038
area_code = 215
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map_caption = Location of Glenside in Pennsylvania
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Glenside is a census-designated place (CDP) in Abington and Cheltenham Townships, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 7,914 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Glenside is located at coor dms|40|6|11|N|75|9|8|W|city (40.102960, -75.152264)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,914 people, 3,103 households, and 2,013 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,217.4 people per square mile (2,406.0/km²). There were 3,181 housing units at an average density of 2,499.1/sq mi (967.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.97% White, 6.66% African American, 0.10% Native American, 3.02% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.

There were 3,103 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $58,868, and the median income for a family was $74,025. Males had a median income of $48,378 versus $35,629 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,393. About 1.6% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Landmarks

The town is home to the [http://www.keswicktheatre.com Keswick Theatre] , a small theatre rich in history and well known as one of the most "acoustically perfect" venues in the Philadelphia area.Fact|date=April 2008

The town is home to Arcadia University, a 71 acre campus that features the national historic landmark Grey Towers Castle.

Harry Renninger Park, formerly known as Glenside Park, was once home to minor league baseball play. Historical photos show large grandstands decorated with bunting for seating crowds. Fact|date=December 2007

References


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