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Glen Allen

  •   State: 
    Virginia
      County: 
    Henrico County
      City: 
    Glen Allen
      County FIPS: 
    51087
      Coordinates: 
    37°39′36″N 77°29′8″W
      Area total: 
    8.9 sq mi (22.9 km²)
      Area land: 
    8.8 sq mi (22.9 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
      Elevation: 
    207 ft (63 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    37,6479
      Longitude: 
    -77,5902
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Richmond, VA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    23058
    23059
    23060
      GMAP: 

    Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,909
      Population density: 
    1,800 residents per square mile of area (710/km²)
      Household income: 
    $69,438
      Households: 
    6,342
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.70%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.75%

Glen Allen is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. The population was 16,187 as of the 2020 Census, up from 14,774 at the 2010 census. The area of Glen Allen used to be mostly rural farmland, but it is now a growing suburb of Richmond. Glen Allen uses two postal addresses, ZIP codes 23059 and 23060, which cover neighboring communities as well, including rural areas of Hanover County to the north. The Glen Allen CDP includes all or portions of the communities of Hunton, Greenwood, Longdale, Holly Glen Estates, Biltmore, and Yellow Tavern. The U.S. Census Bureau says the CDP has a total area of 8.86 square miles (22.94 km²) of which 8.79 square miles of land and 0.069 sq miles (0.18 km²), or 0.76%, are water. The most noted resident was Captain John Cussons, a native Englishman, Confederate scout, author, and entrepreneur. He built a fashionable resort hotel known as Forest Lodge adjacent to the railroad tracks. The CDP is bordered by the Chickahominy River, which forms theHenricoHanover County line. The eastern border of the C DP is Interstate 95, from the ChickAHOMiny River south to East Parham Road. The southern border ofthe CDP follows the CSX railroad line, which it follows south to Hungary Road.

History

Glen Allen took its name from the homestead of a local landowner, Mrs. Benjamin Allen. Captain John Cussons, a native Englishman, Confederate scout, author, and entrepreneur, made his residence here after the Civil War. Later he built a fashionable resort hotel known as Forest Lodge adjacent to the railroad tracks. The area of Glen Allen used to be mostly rural farmland, but it is now a growing suburb of Richmond. It is home to the Virginia Museum of Natural History, which was founded in 1851. The museum is located on the banks of the Rappahannock River, which runs through the center of the town. It was the site of the first recorded European contact with the U.S. in the 17th century. The Virginia National Guard was stationed in the area from 1835 to 1836. The U.N. has a museum in the town of Richmond, Virginia, which opened in 1858. The National Museum ofNatural History is located in the city's downtown area, and the Virginia State Museum is in the nearby town of Virginia Beach. It opened in 1861. The city's history dates back to the early 19th century, when it was known as "Mountain Road Crossing" when rail service began. The name Glen Allen was first used in 1836, when the railroad was first built. The town was named after Mrs. Allen, who lived on a homestead on the site. It became known as Glen Allen when the rail line was completed in 1838.

Geography

The Glen Allen census-designated place is in northern Henrico County, approximately 11 miles (18 km) north-northwest of downtown Richmond. Glen Allen uses two postal addresses, ZIP codes 23059 and 23060, which cover neighboring communities as well. The CDP includes all or portions of the communities of Hunton, Greenwood, Longdale, Holly Glen Estates, Biltmore, and Yellow Tavern. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.86 square miles (22.94 km²), of which 8.79 square miles [22.77 km²] are land and 0.069 sq miles (0.18 km²) is water. It is bordered to the north by the Chickahominy River, which forms the HenriciHanover County line. The eastern border is Interstate 95. The western border is the CSX railroad line, which it follows south to Hungary Road. The border follows the railroad north to County Road 625 (Greenwood Road), then takes Old Washington Highway to the Chickahsominy river. The southern border is U.S. Route 1, Virginia State Route 157 (Mountain Road), Jessie Chavis Drive, North Run, Woodman Road, Blackburn Road, Winston Boulevard, and Indale Road. It then follows a power line northeast back to the CSx rail line. It follows the rail line north to the railroad, then to Old Washington highway.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 12,562 people, 5,131 households, and 3,504 families residing in the CDP. There were 5,297 housing units at an average density of 598.8/sq mi (231.1/km²) The racial makeup of the C DP was 74.9% White, 19.5% African American, 3.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population. The median income for a household was $55,205, and the median family income was $63,670. The per capita income for the CPD was $25,719. About 1.0% of families and 2.5%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 2.8%. of those under age 18 and 1,6% of those age 65 or over. A selection in Money Magazine's 2007 "Top 100 Places to Live" and 2009 " top 100 places to live" in the U.S. to live in New York City. The city is located on the New York-Long Island Rail Road, which connects to the East Coast via the New Jersey Turnpike and the Staten Island Railway. It has a population of 12,563, according to the city's 2010 census. It is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States, with more people living in it than any other city.

Economy

Appliance maker Hamilton Beach and insurer Markel are based in Glen Allen. The two companies have been in business together for more than 30 years. Hamilton Beach was founded in 1961 and Markel was established in the 1970s. Both companies are now based in New York City, with Hamilton Beach based in West Palm Beach, Florida, while Markel is based in Glendale, California.

Notable residents

Virginia's 7th congressional district is one of the most populous in the United States. It is located in the eastern part of the state. The district is home to the University of Virginia and the Virginia Tech Hokies football team. It also has a number of professional athletes and sports stars. The 7th district is also the home of the U.S. House of Representatives, which is currently represented by Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger, R-VA. The state's population is about 2.2 million. It has a population of about 1.7 million. The area's population peaked at 2.8 million in the mid-1970s. In the early 1980s, the district had 1.6 million residents. The current population of the district is around 1.9 million, with the majority of its residents living in the 7th and 8th congressional districts. It was once the most populated state in the country, but is now the second most populated district in the state, after West Virginia. The region has been home to several professional athletes, including the New York Rangers hockey team and the St. Louis Cardinals of the Major League Baseball. The town has also been the site of several high-profile sporting events, such as the Virginia Commonwealth University football team and Virginia Tech's men's soccer team. The city's population has been declining since the early 1990s, when it was at its highest in the late 1990s. The population is expected to fall to 1.5 million by 2018.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia = 38. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 79. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 23. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Glen Allen = 4.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,909 individuals with a median age of 37.3 age the population grows by 19.62% in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,800 residents per square mile of area (710/km²). There are average 2.37 people per household in the 6,342 households with an average household income of $69,438 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.70% of the available work force and has dropped -3.52% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.26%. The number of physicians in Glen Allen per 100,000 population = 349.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Glen Allen = 42.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 15.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 99. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 207. 87 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 25.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 42, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 75.99%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 15 years with median home cost = $208,400 and home appreciation of -5.68%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $8.05 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

  • Glen Allen's population in Henrico County, Virginia of 1,685 residents in 1900 has increased 1,13-fold to 1,909 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.20% female residents and 47.80% male residents live in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia are married and the remaining 37.40% are single population.

  • 21.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Glen Allen require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    87.92% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.36% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.41% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.35% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia, 75.99% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.47% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.54% are vacant.

  • The 44.33% of the population in Glen Allen, Henrico County, Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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