Glidden, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glidden, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Glidden Census Designated Place had a population of 487 as of July 1, 2017. Glidden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glidden is located at latitude 46.1347 and longitude -90.5722 in Ashland County. The formal boundaries for the Glidden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ashland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The Glidden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586492) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Glidden Census Designated Place is located within Town of Jacobs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ashland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glidden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glidden: Chippewa Crossing.

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Glidden, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 487
Daytime Population: Workers 193
Daytime Population: Residents 252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 445
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 487
Population in Familes 362
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 226
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $35,376
Average Household Income $43,162
Per Capita Income $19,833


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $87,109
Average Home Value $107,895


Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.75%
Households -0.58% -0.7%
Families 0.0% -0.75%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Glidden, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glidden to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 536 31st
Population Density # 638 18th
Diversity Index # 733 5th
Median Household Income # 744 4th
Per Capita Income # 750 3rd

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