Glassboro has the 1580th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Glassboro is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Glassboro is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Glassboro is $199,700, which is above the national average. 30% of workers in Glassboro hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Glassboro. 84% of Glassboro workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Glassboro spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.