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Glenwood, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Glenwood, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°39′2″N 95°22′59″W / 45.65056°N 95.38306°W / 45.65056; -95.38306
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pope
 - Total 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 - Land 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,161 ft (354 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,594
 - Density 466.0/sq mi (179.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56334
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-24074[1]
GNIS feature ID 0644185[2]

Glenwood is a city in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,594 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Pope County[3].



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.4 km²), all of it land.

Glenwood is located at the east end of Lake Minnewaska at the junction of Minnesota State Highways 28, 29, 55, and 104.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,594 people, 1,131 households, and 629 families residing in the city. The population density was 466.0 people per square mile (179.8/km²). There were 1,202 housing units at an average density of 215.9/sq mi (83.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.92% White, 0.15% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 1,131 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 33.33% had a female householder with no husband present, and 0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 99.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 89.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,083, and the median income for a family was $11,999.21. Males had a median income of $22 versus $21,652 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,758. About 3.6% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.


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Coordinates: 45°39′01″N 95°23′23″W / 45.65028°N 95.38972°W / 45.65028; -95.38972



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