For population 25 years and over in Gloster:
For population 15 years and over in Gloster town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (51.6 miles , pop. 227,818).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (278.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Crosby, MS (2.5 miles ), Centreville, MS (2.9 miles ), Liberty, MS (3.6 miles ), Norwood, LA (4.1 miles ), Woodville, MS (4.2 miles ), Wilson, LA (4.5 miles ), Meadville, MS (4.5 miles ), Bude, MS (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.20 N, Longitude: 91.02 W
Area code: 601
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Gloster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-18.1%).
Work and jobs in Gloster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gloster, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gloster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Gloster town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 33.5 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gloster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Amite County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Linda T. Walker - Judge, Barney Poole - Football player, Jim Poole (American football) - Football player, Lee Robinson (American football) - Player of and football, Ray Poole - Marine.
Hospitals/medical centers near Gloster:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gloster:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gloster and their reported violations in the past:PINE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 43.7%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.7% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gloster compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Gloster (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gloster (based on Amite County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,813 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,520 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Gloster fatal accident list:
Nov 2, 2002 06:20 AM, E Railroad Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 13, 1991 04:45 PM, 33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 22, 1991 09:50 AM, 33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4
Aug 15, 1982 03:00 AM, 0399999999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 1975 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gloster)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gloster, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gloster)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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