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People

Total Population 972
Male Share of the Population 42.1%
Female Share of the Population 57.9%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 295
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 28.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $28,382
% Above Poverty Level 57.3%
% Below Poverty Level 42.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation 5.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 50.2%
Median Gross Rent $417
Median House Value $55,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.2%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gloster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles N of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Amite
Standard Zip Codes 39638
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.197
Longitude -91.021

Gloster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LIBERTY 5 W
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Station MEADVILLE
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gloster, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ariel (39638)

Bewelcome (39638)

Cassels (39638)

Eunice (39638)

Homochitto (39638)

Tatum (39638)

White Cap (39638)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bude 905 $33,750
Centreville 1,765 $27,917
Crosby 413 $22,125
Liberty 771 $50,938
Meadville 454 $60,313
Woodville 1,245 $36,746

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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