Gloversville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gloversville, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Gloversville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fulton County at latitude 43.0492 and longitude -74.3458. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Gloversville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gloversville, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Gloversville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gloversville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Gloversville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,544
Population in Households 15,261
Population in Familes 10,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density1 3,025
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 6,454
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,704
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,243 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,211 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,123 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $86,016
Average Home Value $96,708


Median Household Income $33,255
Average Household Income $43,112
Per Capita Income $17,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.27%
Households -0.12% -0.29%
Families -0.37% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gloversville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloversville to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 122 90th
Population Density1 # 274 77th
Diversity Index2 # 602 49th
Median Household Income # 1165 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1155 3rd

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