Glouster, Ohio

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Glouster, Ohio

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High Points

Glouster strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Glouster Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Glouster Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Glouster, Ohio

Comparing Glouster to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 6 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Glouster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 58 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Athens
Standard Zip Codes 45732
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.503
Longitude -82.084

Glouster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station PHILO 3 SW
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Glouster Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,972 100%
Male 930 47.2%
Female 1,042 52.8%
Under 18 598 30.3%
18+ 1,374 69.7%
65+ 244 12.4%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,888 95.7%
African-American 27 1.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 49 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.1%

Estimated Glouster Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,029
Growth 57
Growth % 2.9%

Glouster Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 22.7%
Irish 16.5%
German 14%
English 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
Italian 6%
Polish 3.8%
Dutch 2.4%
Hungarian 2.4%
Welsh 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
British 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Slovak 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wrightstown (45732)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Glouster 1,972 $28,800
Buchtel 574 $31,607
Corning 593 $31,875
Hemlock 142 $28,333
Jacksonville 544 $30,556
Murray City 452 $32,188
Trimble 466 $30,938
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Glouster High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 303 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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