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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Glassboro is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 19,387. Glassboro is in Gloucester County. Living in Glassboro offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Glassboro there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Glassboro and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Glassboro are above average.
About Glassboro...
Population
19,387

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$191,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,057
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Glassboro Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    19.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    5
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    59.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    397.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,524.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    24%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Glassboro

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,000
National
$55,322

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Glassboro Reviews

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Glassboro is the upcoming town of south jersey and is so innovative. The evolution it has had over the last couple of years is amazing. So many options of things to do including breweries, arcade, escape rooms etc. The food options are plentiful and the city is technology driven! Definitely worth a check!
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Residents in Glassboro tend to never leave. There seem to be cults of individuals who grew up together and hold influential power throughout the town. However, I do like the university area that has been developed for Rowan University. It is making the town much nicer looking than it has in the past! It feels like an old, boring town is finally gaining some life.
Meh, it's a small town. I'm tired of little to no variety in Glassboro. It's easy to get bored in Glassboro, however they're making more things in the town which is nice. The people here are somewhat on the awkward side. Glassboro is just sectioned differently; there are the richer parts, low income, and middle class all in one town.

The traffic is awful because of Rowan students, do these people not know how to cross a street properly? They'll just walk right out and J-walk when a cross walk is six feet away from them.

Glassboro needs more variety; it's pizza, wings, hoagies.... Wash, Rinse, Repeat.