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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$327,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,167
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%

Glenwood Springs 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
    271
    283
  • Murder
    10
    6
  • Rape
    30
    41
  • Robbery
    10
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    381
    500
  • Theft
    4,550
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    251
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,241
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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Glenwood Springs Reviews

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Glenwood Springs is an amazing town in Colorado. It sits in a valley in the Rocky Mountains and is famous for it's natural hot springs and adventure park. There is a shopping center that fits everyone's needs, as well as many small, warm, private ran stores that have lots of unique gifts. Both the public schools and community college here are well renown. Glenwood Springs is also home to one of the best hospitals in Colorado, Valley View.
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I have lived in Glenwood Springs for almost four years, and I love it here! The community is great and the scenery is beyond beautiful.
Surrounded by beautiful mountain terrain and raging whitewater rivers, Glenwood Springs, CO. is one of the most fun towns in America. The residents are active and enjoy their surroundings. Most of the residents spend their free time outside skiing, rafting, surfing, hiking, flying airplanes, or horseback riding. With all these activities right here in Glenwood Springs, CO. the residents are always smiling and friendly. Glenwood Springs, CO. is a great town to live in or visit.