Gloucester, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 30,172 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 14,635  (48.5%)
Females: 15,537  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01930.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,840 (it was $47,722 in 2000)
Gloucester:

$69,840
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,228 (it was $25,595 in 2000)

Gloucester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $398,833 (it was $203,400 in 2000)
Gloucester:

$398,833
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $556,059; detached houses: $615,210; townhouses or other attached units: $526,375; in 2-unit structures: $491,268; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,694; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,242

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,061.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gloucester: 137.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gloucester, MA (2017)
    • 27,53791.3%White alone
    • 6632.2%Hispanic
    • 2981.0%Black alone
    • 3001.0%Asian alone
    • 3111.0%Two or more races
    • 720.2%Other race alone
    • 310.1%American Indian alone

Races in Gloucester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Gloucester, Massachusetts as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gloucester is 2,720 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Gloucester by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(19.5)
7
(22.7)
5
(16.3)
10
(33.0)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(20.7)
4
(13.7)
9
(30.6)
2
(6.7)
4
(13.4)
5
(16.7)
8
(26.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(26.0)
12
(38.8)
4
(13.1)
1
(3.3)
8
(26.1)
4
(13.2)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(20.1)
4
(13.4)
7
(23.3)
3
(9.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(107.4)
24
(77.7)
19
(62.1)
15
(49.5)
21
(68.5)
28
(92.6)
15
(51.8)
23
(78.6)
13
(44.2)
63
(211.2)
65
(217.9)
70
(233.5)
61
(200.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
100
(325.4)
80
(258.9)
82
(268.0)
103
(339.9)
93
(303.2)
86
(284.5)
82
(283.1)
40
(136.6)
33
(112.3)
32
(107.3)
21
(70.4)
19
(63.4)
33
(108.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
456
(1,484)
460
(1,489)
445
(1,454)
504
(1,663)
531
(1,731)
557
(1,843)
466
(1,609)
372
(1,271)
345
(1,174)
176
(590.0)
193
(646.9)
181
(603.7)
167
(550.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(113.9)
25
(80.9)
11
(36.0)
17
(56.1)
5
(16.3)
4
(13.2)
5
(17.3)
4
(13.7)
5
(17.0)
16
(53.6)
15
(50.3)
7
(23.3)
16
(52.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
3
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
2
(6.7)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)136.1129.5109.2132.1118.5117.2113.588.189.589.093.197.598.1

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City-data.com crime index in Gloucester, MA

Crime rate in Gloucester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 66 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Gloucester, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (24.4%), Irish (13.3%), English (8.5%), American (7.7%), Portuguese (5.4%), Brazilian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 26.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,162 people per square mile   (low).

Gloucester, Massachusetts map

2,659 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 1.0% North America).

This city:

8.8%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,751 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,050 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (17.6 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (29.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (205.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rockport, MA (1.9 miles ),
Essex, MA (2.3 miles ),
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA (2.4 miles ),
Ipswich, MA (3.0 miles ),
Hamilton, MA (3.1 miles ),
Wenham, MA (3.2 miles ),
Beverly, MA (3.3 miles ),
Rowley, MA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 70.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,340 (-7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,008 (46.0%)

Area codes: 978, 508

Distribution of median household income in Gloucester, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gloucester, MA in 2017
Gloucester satellite photo by USGS

Gloucester tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 1999: 83 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $295,100
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $419,700
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $376,300
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $301,500
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $358,900
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $387,000
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $329,900
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $502,400
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $515,500
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $439,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Gloucester, MA residents
Average permit cost in Gloucester, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Gloucester, MA
Historical housing units in Gloucester, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,525 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Gloucester, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Gloucester, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gloucester, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.94. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.94
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Gloucester-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Gloucester city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gloucester-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from Gloucester center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 199.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from Gloucester center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Gloucester center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gloucester topographic map

Main business address for: VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Gloucester:

  • ADDISON GILBERT HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 298 WASHINGTON ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-GLOUCESTER (272 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • GREYCLIFF AT CAPE ANN CONV CTR (272 WASHINGTON ST)
  • SEACOAST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (292 WASHINGTON STREET)

Heliports located in Gloucester:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gloucester:

  • Endicott College (about 10 miles; Beverly, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,064)
  • Salem State University (about 14 miles; Salem, MA; FT enrollment: 8,027)
  • North Shore Community College (about 16 miles; Danvers, MA; FT enrollment: 5,195)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 23 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 24 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 27 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Suffolk University (about 27 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

Public high school in Gloucester:

  • GLOUCESTER HIGH (Students: 1,244, Location: 32 L O JOHNSON RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gloucester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gloucester:

  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 129, Location: 60 PROSPECT ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 384 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • EASTERN POINT DAY SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 8 FARRINGTON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Gloucester

Library in Gloucester:

  • GLOUCESTER LYCEUM & SAWYER FREE LIB (Operating income: $990,117; Location: 2 DALE AVE.; 120,757 books; 6,663 audio materials; 5,099 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Addison-Gilbert is another hospital in the City of Gloucester
  • Please add: St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lanesville

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gloucester: Blackburn Industrial Park (A), Cape Ann Industrial Park (B), Kettle Cove Industrial Park (C), Eastern Point Light (D), Tenpound Island Light (E), West Gloucester Station (F), Gloucester Station (G), YMCA Camp (H), Bass Rocks Country Club (I), Tenpound Island Lighthouse (J), Grant Circle (K), Blackburn Circle (L), Rocky Neck Art Colony (M), Gloucester Fishermens Museum (N), Sargent-Murray-Gilmon-Hough House (O), Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce (P), Fitz Hugh Lane House (Q), North Shore Art Association (R), Beauport Museum (S), Annisquam Historical Society Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: East Gloucester Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Gloucester: VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gloucester include: West Gloucester Church (A), Lanesville Congregational Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Gloucester Community Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Cape Ann Bible Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), Annisquam Village Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seaside Cemetery (1), Old Bridge Street Burying Ground (2), Cherry Hill Cemetery (3), Oak Hill Cemetery (4), Wesleyan Cemetery (5), Oak Grove Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Niles Pond (A), Langsford Pond (B), Sleepy Hollow Pond (C), Dykes Pond (D), Upper Banjo Pond (E), Wallace Pond (F), West Pond (G), Lily Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Farm Creek (A), Alewife Brook (B), Jones River (C), Little River (D), Lanes Creek (E), Mill River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gloucester include: Fishermens Monument (1), Hidden Park (2), Captain Solomon Jacobs Park (3), Central Gloucester Historic District (4), Mount Ann Park (5), Burke Playground (6), Ravenswood Park (7), State Fort Park (8), Gloucester Fisherman Statue (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Wingaersheek Beach (A), Halfmoon Beach (B), Niles Beach (C), Pavilion Beach (D), Cressy Beach (E), Good Harbor Beach (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cape Ann Historical Association (Museums; 27 Pleasant Street) (1), Gloucester Adventure (Museums; 4 Harbor Loop) (2), Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center (Museums; 9 Harbor Loop) (3), Brown Richard K (Museums; 75 Eastern Point Boulevard) (4), Beauport House (Museums; 75 Eastern Point Blvd) (5), Hammond Castle Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 80 Hesperus Avenue) (6), McMullan J A (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 75 Eastern Point Boulevard) (7), 7 Seas Whale Watching (7 Seas Wharf) (8), Gloucester Visitor Information Center (80 Western Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Gofer Time Services (51 Eastern Point Road) (1), Ocean View Inn (171 Atlantic Road) (2), Inn at Babson Court (53 Western Avenue) (3), Good Harbor Beach Inn Inc (1 Salt Island Road) (4), Julietta House-Bed & Breakfast (84 Prospect Street) (5), Fairview Inn (52 Eastern Point Road) (6), Best Western Bass Rocks Ocean (107 Atlantic Road) (7), Cape Ann Marina - Office (75 Essex Ave) (8), Bed & Breakfast Reservations NORE GRTR Bstn CPE CD (11 Beach Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Rockport-Gloucester District Court (197 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: William Stacy - Continental Army officer, Marc Randazza - Blogger, Alexander Gordon Lyle - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Benjamin A. Smith II - Politician, Clarence Wilkinson - Politician, Fred Doe - Baseball player, Josh Gates - Explorer, Roger Babson - Entrepreneur and business theorist, Russ Russo - Film actor, Stuffy McInnis - MLB player and manager.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gloucester and their reported violations in the past:

GLOUCESTER DPW WATER DEPT. (Population served: 36,267, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 76 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Gloucester in 2010:

  • 216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 127 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)

People in group quarters in Gloucester in 2000:

  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Gloucester (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Gloucester, Main Street Branch at 147 Main Street, branch established on 1796/01/01; Gloucester Stop & Shop Branch at 6 Thatcher Road, branch established on 2004/07/22. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TD Bank, National Association: Washington Street Branch at 224 Washington Street, branch established on 1999/04/19; Gloucester Bank & Trust Branch at 2 Harbor Loop, branch established on 1987/01/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Cape Ann Savings Bank: at 109 Main Street, branch established on 1846/04/15; Gloucester High School Branch at Leslie O. Johnson Road, branch established on 1990/09/13. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $425.4 mil, Deposits: $313.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Gloucester Branch at 154 Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The First National Bank of Ipswich: Gloucester Branch at 207 Main Street, branch established on 1980/05/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $282.6 mil, Deposits: $223.7 mil, headquarters in Ipswich, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Rockport National Bank: Parker St. Branch at 4 Parker St., branch established on 2007/06/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $178.8 mil, Deposits: $160.2 mil, headquarters in Rockport, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Rockport National Bancorp, Inc.
  • BankGloucester: Bankgloucester at 160 Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/21: Bank assets: $179.6 mil, Deposits: $138.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Gloucester:

Marital status in Gloucester, MA
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Gloucester:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gloucester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Gloucester:

(Gloucester, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Gloucester, MA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 145
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Essex County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Essex County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

20.7%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gloucester:

55.3%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gloucester:

54.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Gloucester:

27.9
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gloucester:

7.0
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gloucester:

33.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

61.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gloucester:

80.0%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gloucester, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 450$2,066,869$55,11718$27,596
Firefighters 72$407,226$67,8710$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 58$205,634$42,54594$165,093
Police Protection - Officers 56$384,842$82,4660$0
Other and Unallocable 39$178,736$54,99623$27,436
Financial Administration 25$127,421$61,1620$0
Water Supply 16$33,134$24,8510$0
Other Government Administration 15$79,155$63,3240$0
Local Libraries 13$53,982$49,83013$9,064
Health 12$52,964$52,9641$338
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$58,285$69,9420$0
Streets and Highways 9$35,412$47,2160$0
Sewerage 7$14,970$25,6630$0
Welfare 5$19,414$46,5943$5,281
Police - Other 5$24,465$58,7164$4,464
Fire - Other 3$17,361$69,4440$0
Judicial and Legal 2$14,863$89,1780$0
Water Transport and Terminals 2$9,856$59,1360$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 799$3,784,589$56,840156$239,272

Gloucester government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,940,000 ($594.59)
    Regular Highways: $3,448,000 ($114.28)
    Water Utilities: $2,961,000 ($98.14)
    General - Other: $2,481,000 ($82.23)
    Sewerage: $2,290,000 ($75.90)
    General Public Buildings: $422,000 ($13.99)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,977,000 ($1590.12)
    General - Other: $24,067,000 ($797.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,441,000 ($279.76)
    Police Protection: $6,154,000 ($203.96)
    Sewerage: $5,219,000 ($172.97)
    Water Utilities: $4,034,000 ($133.70)
    Regular Highways: $2,418,000 ($80.14)
    Financial Administration: $2,182,000 ($72.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,460,000 ($48.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,098,000 ($36.39)
    Libraries: $868,000 ($28.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $648,000 ($21.48)
    Central Staff Services: $470,000 ($15.58)
    Public Welfare - Other: $427,000 ($14.15)
    Health - Other: $399,000 ($13.22)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $387,000 ($12.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $331,000 ($10.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000 ($8.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $20,161,000 ($668.20)
    Corporate Bonds: $15,144,000 ($501.92)
    Benefit Payments: $5,550,000 ($183.95)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $129,000 ($4.28)
    Withdrawals: $52,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,824,000 ($93.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,444,000 ($114.15)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($0.50)
    Other - Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.36)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $335,000 ($11.10)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($2.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,018,000 ($66.88)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $407,000 ($13.49)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($5.40)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($4.77)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($2.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($1.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($0.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($0.83)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.43)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $7,000 ($0.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,755,000 ($1748.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,081,000 ($35.83)

Gloucester government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,335,000 ($276.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,140,000 ($104.07)
    Other: $2,999,000 ($99.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,250,000 ($41.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $983,000 ($32.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $552,000 ($18.30)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $347,000 ($11.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $180,000 ($5.97)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $140,000 ($4.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $4,503,000 ($149.24)
    From Other Governments: $334,000 ($11.07)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-641,000 ($-21.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $519,000 ($17.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000 ($5.67)
    Education: $26,000 ($0.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $202,000 ($6.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,299,000 ($76.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $352,000 ($11.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $300,000 ($9.94)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($1.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,430,000 ($179.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,085,000 ($533.11)
    Highways: $4,777,000 ($158.33)
    General Local Government Support: $3,878,000 ($128.53)
    Other: $2,553,000 ($84.61)
    Sewerage: $670,000 ($22.21)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($9.21)
    Public Welfare: $202,000 ($6.69)
  • Tax - Property: $79,230,000 ($2625.94)
    Other License: $1,880,000 ($62.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,624,000 ($53.82)

Gloucester government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,401,000 ($4520.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,998,000 ($4142.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,731,000 ($421.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,328,000 ($44.01)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $40,140,000 ($1330.37)
    Beginning: $24,000,000 ($795.44)

Gloucester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,734,000 ($223.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $9,274,000 ($307.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,871,000 ($691.73)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($629 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.58% ($88,059 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.77% ($91,101)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.31% ($57,814)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,049 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.25% ($66,782 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.58% ($74,166)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($81,995)
Businesses in Gloucester, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's2
Dunkin Donuts5Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Stop & Shop1
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Marshalls1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets8YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gloucester:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gloucester:

  • WBOQ (104.9 FM; GLOUCESTER, MA; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gloucester:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Gloucester: Alexander Gordon Lyle.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Gloucester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.4mTotal length
  • $25,230,000Total costs
  • 365,804Total average daily traffic
  • 19,474Total average daily truck traffic
  • 494,921Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gloucester, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 41940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gloucester, MA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gloucester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gloucester, MA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 186 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gloucester)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gloucester)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$259,444171$250,526885$265,52180$168,6505$304,600130$338,962
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$240,62516$339,37572$239,0008$27,1250$09$357,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$284,64732$252,125223$284,41719$127,8420$026$279,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$221,00029$221,828156$278,9294$213,2501$400,00015$199,133
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$201,0007$186,14344$253,0232$137,5000$03$328,333

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2211.00 , 2213.00, 2214.00, 2215.00, 2216.00, 2217.00, 2218.00, 2219.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$278,8338$301,5002$208,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$327,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$263,2864$296,0001$266,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$268,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2211.00 , 2213.00, 2214.00, 2215.00, 2216.00, 2217.00, 2218.00, 2219.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gloucester, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gloucester, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 140. The highest number of fires - 225 took place in 2007, and the least - 79 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Gloucester, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.9%), and Outside Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gloucester, MA
    • 1,25652.9%Structure Fires
    • 78232.9%Outside Fires
    • 1988.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1395.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gloucester, MA
Most common first names in Gloucester, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary40581.7 years
John35374.9 years
Joseph23374.5 years
William20373.5 years
Robert18070.6 years
James16373.7 years
Margaret15981.1 years
Charles15475.7 years
George14676.3 years
Helen14382.1 years
Most common last names in Gloucester, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8575.3 years
Silva8078.3 years
Brown7878.1 years
Smith7181.6 years
Parsons6878.0 years
Anderson6478.5 years
Perry5579.7 years
Davis5075.3 years
Tarr4878.1 years
Parisi4576.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gloucester, MA
  • 41.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gloucester, MA
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood


Gloucester compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Gloucester on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #67 (01930) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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