Gloster, Mississippi Population 2020

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Gloster is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 863, it is the 173rd largest city in Mississippi and the 10940th largest city in the United States. Gloster is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -10.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 960 in 2010. Gloster reached it's highest population of 959 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Gloster has a population density of 473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gloster is $34,738 with a poverty rate of 56.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $455 per month, and the median house value is $61,300. The median age in Gloster is 34.8 years, 29.5 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

Gloster Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.26%
  • White: 27.74%
  • 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 863, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American78472.26%
White30127.74%
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Gloster Population Pyramid 2020

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Gloster Median Age

34.8


Total

29.5


Male

36.9


Female

Gloster Adults

There are 756 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Gloster.

Gloster Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gloster Sex Ratio

Female

579

53.36%

Male

506

46.64%

Gloster Households and Families

Gloster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gloster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Married68.1%31.9%
All58.5%41.5%
Female32.7%67.3%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4192.5958.5
Female1473.7832.7
Married1412.6568.1
Non Family1271.1376.4
Male43.25100

3.18

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gloster Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade426.18%
9th to 12th Grade8512.50%
High School Graduate26338.68%
Some College12818.82%
Associates Degree12318.09%
Bachelors Degree345.00%
Graduate Degree50.74%
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Gloster Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,489$27,500$17,270
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$9,911$$12,824
Some College$31,452$$18,580
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,489

Average Earnings

$27,500

Average Male

$17,270

Average Female

Gloster Language

Gloster Language by Age

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Gloster Language

99.48% of Gloster residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Gloster Poverty

Gloster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black78456071.43%
White3014815.95%

56.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

58.50%

Male Poverty Rate

53.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gloster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gloster is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gloster is White, with 15.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 68.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.24%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.42%
High School52.85%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
Some College18.33%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed45.08%
Male Employed25.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gloster Income

Gloster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$18,661$34,738
Families$25,595$41,573
Married Families$48,750-
Non Families$9,303$16,963
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Gloster Marital Status

Gloster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

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 Veterans

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22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
55 to 645
35 to 545
75+
65 to 74
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black173.54%
White51.81%

Gloster Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gloster Employment Status

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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88.39%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gloster residents were born in the United States, with 88.39% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020863-5-0.58%
2019868-5-0.57%
2018873-12-1.36%
2017885-5-0.56%
2016890-11-1.22%
2015901-6-0.66%
2014907-23-2.47%
2013930-9-0.96%
2012939-17-1.78%
2011956-3-0.31%
20109590.00%