City of Glendale

Seal of the City of Glendale

Charter City
Incorporated: February 15, 1906
City Hall: 613 E Broadway, Glendale, California 91206
City Telephone: (818) 548-4000
Website: www.glendaleca.gov
Population (2010 Census):
191,719 (2000 Census: 194,973; 1990 Census: 180,038). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 6,295.6 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 15.6% (2000 Census: 13.9%; 1990 Census: 13.3%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 18.6% (2000 Census: 22.4%; 1990 Census: 21.7%)
Land Area: 30.45 square miles (78.87 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.13 square miles (0.34 square kilometers)

Other City Facts & Statistics

City Government Officials

Originally named Riverdale in 1881. The Postal Service rejected the name, however, because there was already a Riverdale in Fresno County. The post office name was changed to Mason. Soon afterward, residents changed the name to Glendale. There were 25 other Glendales in the U.S. at the time.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Glendale