Gloucester, North Carolina Population 2024

524

Gloucester is a city located in Carteret County North Carolina. Gloucester has a 2024 population of 524. Gloucester is currently growing at a rate of 1.75% annually and its population has increased by 8.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 484 in 2020.

The average household income in Gloucester is $64,575 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median age in Gloucester is 49.3 years: 41.7 years for males, and 61.4 years for females.

Gloucester Demographics

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

  • White: 92.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
365.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.26% (40)
The current population of Gloucester, North Carolina is 524 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 484.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46692.09%
Two or more races214.15%
Other race101.98%
Native American91.78%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gloucester Population by Race

Gloucester Population Pyramid 2024

Gloucester Median Age

49.3

Total

41.7

Male

61.4

Female

Gloucester Adults

There are 389 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Gloucester.

Gloucester Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gloucester Sex Ratio

Female22444.27%
Male28255.73%

Gloucester Population by Age

Gloucester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2122.3980.719.3
Married1183.0672.927.1
Non Family781.171000
Female92.780100
Male74.141000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gloucester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade133.39%
Associates Degree174.43%
Bachelors Degree9524.74%
Graduate Degree205.21%
High School Graduate9524.74%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College14437.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gloucester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gloucester Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White351338111
2+ Races21210
Other Race880
Hispanic880
Native American444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Gloucester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$40,938$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$41,213$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$32,813$35,000$0
Some College$28,304$27,857$33,281

$32,813

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Gloucester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gloucester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gloucester Language

100% of Gloucester residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Gloucester Language

Gloucester Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White466286.01%
Multiple211885.71%

9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

12.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gloucester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gloucester is Multiple, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gloucester is White, with 6.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.55%.

Gloucester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.74%
High School11.58%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gloucester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.91%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gloucester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gloucester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,250$84,598
Households$53,036$64,575
Married Families$80,859$-999,999,999
Non Families-$28,573

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gloucester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gloucester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gloucester Marriage

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

Gloucester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gloucester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Gloucester Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7416
75+16
55 to 644
18 to 340
35 to 540

Gloucester Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3610.26%

Gloucester Veterans by Race

Gloucester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gloucester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gloucester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gloucester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gloucester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.34%

Born in Gloucester

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Gloucester residents were born in the United States, with 55.34% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gloucester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202452491.75%
202351591.78%
202250691.81%
2021497132.69%
2020484-41-7.81%
2019525112.14%
2018514-8-1.53%
2017522-61-10.46%
2016583-98-14.39%
201568116732.49%
201451412833.16%
20133866419.88%
2012322-31-8.78%
2011353-184-34.26%
201053700%

Gloucester Population by Year