Gloster, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Gloster, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Gloster had a population of 899 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gloster is located at latitude 31.1951 and longitude -91.0177 in Amite County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gloster (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Amite County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Town of Gloster (GNIS ID: 2406580) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Gloster is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Amite County.

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Gloster, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 899
Population in Households 899
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 493
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $25,465
Average Household Income $41,639
Per Capita Income $17,357


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $59,444
Average Home Value $66,885


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.79% -0.88%
Households -0.66% -0.84%
Families -0.49% -1.01%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Gloster, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloster to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 214 41st
Population Density # 172 53rd
Diversity Index # 122 67th
Median Household Income # 312 14th
Per Capita Income # 258 29th

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