Glidden, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Glidden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Glidden Census Designated Place had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2018. Glidden ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glidden is located at latitude 29.6982 and longitude -96.5849 in Colorado County. The formal boundaries for the Glidden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Colorado County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Glidden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586934) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Glidden Census Designated Place is located within Columbus Division of Colorado County.

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Glidden, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 693
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 697
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $48,189
Average Household Income $71,254
Per Capita Income $25,845


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $173,529
Average Home Value $275,258


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.29%
Households 0.5% 0.27%
Families -0.07% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Glidden, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glidden to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1140 35th
Population Density # 990 43rd
Diversity Index # 152 92nd
Median Household Income # 826 53rd
Per Capita Income # 718 59th

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