Glade Spring, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glade Spring, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Glade Spring had a population of 1,696 as of July 1, 2017. Glade Spring ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glade Spring is located at latitude 36.7899 and longitude -81.7723 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Glade Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,087 feet.

The Town of Glade Spring (GNIS ID: 2390205) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glade Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glade Spring: Passawatomie.

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Glade Spring, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,696
Daytime Population: Workers 251
Daytime Population: Residents 895
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,696
Population in Familes 1,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,391
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $36,083
Average Household Income $48,900
Per Capita Income $20,397


Total Housing Units 740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $169,816


Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 479
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.13% 0.88%
Households 2.1% 0.82%
Families 2.13% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Glade Spring, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glade Spring to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 286 52nd
Population Density # 189 68th
Diversity Index # 533 10th
Median Household Income # 505 15th
Per Capita Income # 492 17th

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