Glenwood

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Glenwood is located 15 miles south of the nation’s crossroads where Interstates 29 & 80 meet within the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metropolitan Region.  At I-29 exit 35 where four lane US 34 and Interstate 29 meet, US Highway 34 takes you through the beautiful loess hills into Glenwood. The Glenwood Lake Park, Davies Amphitheater, the beautiful Glenwood Town Square, new Glenwood Aquatic Center, and YMCA all set within this Mills County seat community. The community is home to growing businesses like the Keg Creek Brewing Company, Bodega Victoria, The Buck Snort Restaurant, and many other prospering businesses and attractions while also setting just minutes from Offutt/SAC Airforce Base.  Glenwood truly offers families and businesses a great mix of small town values and a close proximity to the metropolitan area. Glenwood and the surrounding rural countryside provides a safe and enjoyable atmosphere where families and businesses thrive.

Business Climate

The beautiful, historic town square of Glenwood defines the pride of this unique community. Although the central business district remains the focus of civic and commercial life in the community, recent expansions have brought new residential and business opportunities throughout the community and surrounding region. The historic courthouse square acts as a nucleus for the growth within all of Mills County. Glenwood is a service and human service community with large numbers of governmental jobs, services, along with a mix of small business. The largest employer is the Glenwood Resource Center offering specialty services to clients from a broad surrounding region. Known as a bedroom community having excellent schools and the services most families want and need, Glenwood’s proximity to the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area offers families and businesses just about everything they need for success.


Demographics

Total Population

5,213

Households

1,835

Median Age

39

Population Growth Rate

-0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,835

Owner Occupied

1,290

Renter Occupied

545

Vacant

199

Median Home Value

$166,328


Average Home Value

$192,300

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$60,099

2021

$67,271

Average Household

2016

$69,991

2021

$75,587

Per Capita

2016

$25,787

2021

$27,617

Cost of living

91.10%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

21 min.

Drive Alone

1,959

Carpooled

253

Public

105

Work At Home

63

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

2,465

Graduates

High School

1,108

Associates

270

Bacehlor's

613

Graduate

290

Total Employed

3,158

Total Businesses

249

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

9

Employed

49

Manufacturing

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

7

Employed

63

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02