Glendale, Arizona is located northwest of Phoenix and has a population of around 230,000 people. There are a variety of housing options in Glendale in almost all price ranges. The lifestyle in Glendale is suitable for a vast variety of interests. There are many options for shopping and dining, there is plenty of hiking and walking trails, and there are even opportunities for fresh water recreation activities. Glendale is also a professional sports destination for football fans, hockey fans and spring training baseball fans. In addition, Glendale is well-known for its fabulous art district and antique collecting. Glendale is made up of the Glendale Union High School District and the Glendale Elementary School District. There are also private schools and charter schools.