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Glen Raven is in Alamance County, in the Burlington metro area.
The community was named by a local mill owner fond of hunting crows
The latitude of Glen Raven is 36.113N. The longitude is -79.476W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,750.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glen Raven demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alamance County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27244 ZIP code.
8% of Glen Raven residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Raven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Raven was $17,669, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Glen Raven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glen Raven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $412. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,046.
Alamance County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Raven political report.
The average commute time for Glen Raven workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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