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Glen Ridge, Florida

Glen Ridge, Florida
Town
Location of Glen Ridge, Florida
Location of Glen Ridge, Florida
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Palm Beach
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 276
 • Density 1,222.9/sq mi (472.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33406
Area code(s) 561
FIPS code 12-26050[1]
GNIS feature ID 0295317[2]

Glen Ridge is a town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The population was 276 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 276.[3]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Glen Ridge was incorporated in 1947.[4] The town received its name from a wooded canal bank which was said to resemble a glen.[5]

Geography

Glen Ridge is located at (26.673493, -80.075913).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 276 people, 96 households, and 67 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,222.9 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 465.2 per square mile (176.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.88% White (of which 71.4% were Non-Hispanic White,)[9] 9.06% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.36% Asian, and 7.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.87% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% 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 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,500, and the median income for a family was $51,563. Males had a median income of $24,643 versus $29,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,871. About 3.1% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.0% of those sixty five or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 91.30% of all residents, while Spanish as a mother tongue made up 8.69% of the population.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2004-04-12.xls
  4. ^ "Glen Ridge". Palm Beach Historical Society. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Kleinberg, Eliot (Sep 16, 1987). "A Town By Any Other Name". The Palm Beach Post. pp. D7. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Demographics of Glen Ridge, FL". MuniNetGuide.com. Retrieved 2007-11-14. 
  10. ^ "MLA Data Center Results of Glen Ridge, FL".  

External links

  • The page for Glen Ridge at the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
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