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Glouster, Ohio - Basic Facts

Glouster is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Glouster.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Athens County at latitude 39.5031 and longitude -82.0846. Athens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Glouster (see map) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glouster: Sedalia.

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Glouster, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,796
Population in Households 1,796
Population in Familes 1,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,353
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 728
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 485
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $74,771
Average Home Value $87,888


Median Household Income $33,208
Average Household Income $44,206
Per Capita Income $17,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% -0.02%
Households 0.26% 0.08%
Families 0.69% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.


Glouster, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glouster to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 506 58th
Population Density1 # 546 55th
Diversity Index2 # 794 34th
Median Household Income # 1109 8th
Per Capita Income # 1076 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.