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Glyndon is a city in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area.
The community was named for Howard Glyndon, pen name of the poet, Mrs. Edward W. Searing
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Glyndon. For links to other places called Glyndon, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Glyndon is 46.875N. The longitude is -96.578W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,134.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glyndon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56547 ZIP code.
33% of Glyndon residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glyndon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glyndon was $17,922, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Glyndon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glyndon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $864.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glyndon political report.
The average commute time for Glyndon workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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