This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Glen Allen has a very low population density. Glen Allen is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Glen Allen, VA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Glen Allen has a population density of 1,698, with 15,018 current residents.
Out of the 15,018 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 63% of the residents are married and 37% are single.
- 57% Sun
- 43% Rain
- 15% Snow
56°F average temperature
- 15 years Median home age
- $208,400 Median home price
- -5.68% Home appreciation rate
- 8.05% Annual property tax
As for living in Glen Allen, the air quality is 38% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 43% rainy, and 15% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Glen Allen, you should know that 76% of homes are owned while 20.5% of homes are rented, and 3.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $208,400, the median age of homes is 15 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.68% and the annual property tax is 8.05%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Glen Allen, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Glen Allen’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Glen Allen is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 55.70% Democratic, 43.48% Republican, and 0.81% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
92%High school diploma
5%Some college or associates degree
10%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Glen Allen, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.70% of residents are unemployed in Glen Allen (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Glen Allen residents: 17.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.32% are in the arts and sciences field, 9.7% are in the customer service field, 35.1% are in the sales field, 0.12% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.15%, 5.09% of residents have an associate’s degree, 26.26% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.14% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Glen Allen, you should be aware that the average commute time is 22 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Glen Allen have a few different options. 88% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.