Glouster is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,659 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glouster is the 493rd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Glouster was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Glouster is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glouster is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glouster who work in maintenance occupations (12.08%), healthcare (11.38%), and sales jobs (10.16%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Glouster has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Glouster a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small village, Glouster doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Glouster ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.62% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Glouster in 2018 was $16,380, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,520 for a family of four. Glouster also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Glouster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glouster residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Glouster include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Glouster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.