Gloucester, MA

29,399 Population
26.2 square miles 1,116.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,116.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.5%
was 52.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.1%
was 7.6%
 
Percent Under 18
17.4%
was 18.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.9%
was 19.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.8
was 6.6
Ranked 29th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.3%
was 10.2%
 
Median Household Income
$61,505
was $61,449
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49
48.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
238
was 74.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
750.9
was 1,303.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,147
was 13,955
 
Median Rent
$980
was $967
 
Total Building Permits
45
was 41
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,303
was 12,070
 
Homeownership Rate
62.6%
was 63.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
43
was 35
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
540.1
was 532.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.6%
was 30.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.2
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 99.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.7%
was 89.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.4%
was 33.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
87.4%
was 86.9%
Ranked 62nd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
12.2%
was 15.6%
Ranked 20th Highest in MA
Revenue
$96,993,699
was $94,545,953
Ranked 52nd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$95,899,216
was $93,447,268
Ranked 52nd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,317
was $3,255
Ranked 101st Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,280
was $3,218
Ranked 94th Highest in MA

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