Glendale is located in Arizona.
Glendale, Arizona has a population of 240,126.
The median household income in Glendale, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $53,689
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Glendale is
The average high temperature in July is 105.6
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 42.7 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 9.3 inches
per year, with 0.1 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Established in 1892 by the New England Land Company, Glendale is known for its excellent educational and medical institutions, beautiful older neighborhoods and a diversified economic base. Located 13 miles northwest of Phoenix, the city boasts 61 parks, an excellent school system, community theater, year-round performing arts events, and many places to shop, including the 1.3 million square foot Arrowhead Towne Center. Not to mention stability. Elaine Scruggs has been the Mayor of Glendale since 1993.
Activities and Attractions
There are many activities to enjoy in Glendale, from shopping at the Arrowhead Towne Center, to taking the local trolley through historic downtown past gas lit street lamps, brick walkways and numerous quaint antique shops. Sahuaro Ranch, just north of downtown, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and is used as a venue for special events. Other attractions include the Glendale Xeriscape Botanical Garden, the Bead Museum, and Thunderbird Park, a mountain preserve in Glendale. Glendale likes to celebrate in a big way, with festivals and block parties all year, including the sweet Glendale Chocolate Affaire in February.