Gloster, Mississippi Population 2021

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Gloster is a city located in Amite County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 861, it is the 171st largest city in Mississippi and the 10951st largest city in the United States . Gloster is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -10.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 960 in 2010. Gloster reached it's highest population of 952 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Gloster has a population density of 472 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gloster is $32,437 with a poverty rate of 54.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $470 per month, and the median house value is $68,300. The median age in Gloster is 33.5 years, 18.9 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Gloster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gloster was:

  • Black or African American: 81.13%
  • White: 18.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Gloster, Mississippi is 861 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 873.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 960.

Gloster, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American87781.13%
White20418.87%
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Gloster Population by Race

Gloster Population Pyramid $2021

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Gloster Median Age

33.5


Total

18.9


Male

34.8


Female

Gloster Adults

There are 741 adults, (71 of whom are seniors) in Gloster.

Gloster Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gloster Sex Ratio

Female

547

50.60%

Male

534

49.40%

Gloster Population by Age

Gloster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gloster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.4%13.6%
Non Family49%51%
All47.5%52.5%
Female23.8%76.2%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gloster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4022.6947.5
Female1933.2623.8
Married1103.0786.4
Non Family961.0949
Male33100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Gloster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade325.02%
9th to 12th Grade7912.38%
High School Graduate34554.08%
Some College294.55%
Associates Degree12519.59%
Bachelors Degree233.61%
Graduate Degree50.78%
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Gloster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gloster Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.46%.

Gloster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,125$30,238$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,375$21,389$
Some College$32,381$31,667$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,125

Average Earnings

$30,238

Average Male

$

Average Female

Gloster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gloster Language by Age

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Gloster Language

99.68% of Gloster residents speak only English, while 0.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Gloster Language

Gloster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black87756264.08%
White2042914.22%

54.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

55.81%

Male Poverty Rate

53.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gloster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gloster is Black, with 64.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gloster is White, with 14.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 60.74%.

Gloster Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.95%
High School43.77%
Bachelors or Greater35.71%
Some College18.83%

Gloster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed33.17%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gloster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gloster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,375$32,437
Families$18,457$35,492
Married Families$21,000-
Non Families$10,326$20,349
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Income by Household Type

Gloster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gloster Married by Age and Sex

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Gloster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gloster Marital Status by Race

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Gloster Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
Vietnam2
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Gloster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
55 to 642
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54

Gloster Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black183.25%
White21.07%

Gloster Veterans by Race

Gloster Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gloster Veterans by Education

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42.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gloster Employment by Age

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Gloster Employment by Race

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Gloster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.01%

Born in Gloster

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gloster residents were born in the United States, with 90.01% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gloster Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021861-4-0.46%
2020865-4-0.46%
2019869-4-0.46%
2018873-12-1.36%
2017885-2-0.23%
2016887-10-1.11%
2015897-7-0.77%
2014904-20-2.16%
2013924-9-0.96%
2012933-17-1.79%
2011950-2-0.21%
20109520.00%

Gloster Population by Year