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The 2013 population for Glendale is 3,804, with a population density of 6.99 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Glendale is bounded by the locality of Naenae South in the north, the localities of Naenae North and Pencarrow in the east, the locality of Homedale East and Nelson Crescent in the south, and the Black Stream, Upper Fitzherbert Road and the locality of Arakura in the west.

Settlement history

European settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the early 1900s. Significant residential development occurred in the south-western section from the mid 1940s into the 1960s. The population declined slightly between 1996 and 2001, and then increased slightly between 2001 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Glendale is a residential and rural area, with the residential areas located in the south-west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Mary Crowther Park and one school.