Gloucester, MA

29,546 Population
26.2 square miles 1,128 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,128
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.1%
was 50.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.3%
was 8.1%
 
Percent Under 18
16.9%
was 17.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.3%
was 19.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.8
was 6.6
Ranked 29th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.2%
was 9.3%
 
Median Household Income
$63,917
was $61,505
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49
49
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
14,515
was 14,147
 
Median Rent
$1,009
was $980
 
Total Building Permits
45
was 41
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,619
was 12,303
 
Homeownership Rate
64.4%
was 62.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
43
was 35
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
554.0
was 540.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.7%
was 28.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
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
99.9%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.9%
was 88.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
37.7%
was 34.4%
 

 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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