Glenwillow is a village in Cuyahoga
County, Ohio, United States.
The population was 449 at the 2000 census
Village of Glenwillow was carved out of Solon Township and
established in 1893 as a company town
by Austin Powder
As the population in surrounding areas,
particularly the City of Solon, increased, Austin Powder was unable
to test its explosive products. It moved its manufacturing operations to
Ohio and closed its Glenwillow plant in 1972.
the 1980s, the village installed infrastructural and utility
improvements and added a 250-acre industrial park. Served by the
Solon City Schools
, a system
consistently rated as one of the 100 best schools in the U.S. by
publications such as Newsweek
and US News and World Report
village has since experienced residential development. In the early
2000s, the village received significant investment through mixed
use development, including renovation of the former Austin Powder
housing stock and General Store into boutiques, a restaurant, a
tavern and a coffee shop in conjunction with a new town center,
village park and new housing in a town plan layout.
Glenwillow is located at (41.360821, -81.472234) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of
2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 449
people, 205 households, and 110 families residing in the village.
The population density
people per square mile (63.7/km²). There were 222 housing units at
an average density of 81.8/sq mi (31.5/km²). The racial makeup
of the village was 94.65% White
, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.67% of the
There were 205 households out of which 24.4% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 38.5% were married
living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 46.3% were non-families. 41.0% of all
households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the village the population was spread out with 21.8% under the
age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45
to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age
was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 109.8 males. For
every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $37,708, and
the median income for a family was $52,321. Males had a median
income of $42,292 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income
for the village was
$19,942. About 2.7% of families and 5.0% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 5.2%
of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.