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Glenville is a town in Schenectady County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for Alexander Glen, settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Glenville. For links to other places called Glenville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Glenville is 42.929N. The longitude is -74.052W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,183.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schenectady County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12008 ZIP code.
16% of Glenville residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glenville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glenville was $24,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Glenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,146.
Libraries in Glenville include Glenville Branch, Scotia Branch ... View libraries
Schenectady County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glenville political report.
The average commute time for Glenville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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