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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Glenvar is a town in Virginia with a population of 1,052. Glenvar is in Roanoke County. Living in Glenvar offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Glenvar and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Glenvar are highly rated.
About Glenvar...
Population
1,052

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$916
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Glenvar 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    2%
  • 35-44 years
    2%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    57%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    54%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Glenvar

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,750
National
$55,322
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Glenvar Reviews

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The houses are okay, but they are old.
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This area has a great community.
The police are there when you need them.