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Total population: 30,534 (Urban population: 28,485, Rural population: 2,049 (all nonfarm))

Gloucester,MA index of house prices


Houses: 13,958 (12,592 occupied: 7,524 owner occupied, 5,068 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Housing density: 538 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $342,737.


Median contract rent in 2009: $828 (lower quartile is $581, upper quartile is $1,082)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $664


Median gross rent in Gloucester, MA in 2009: $958


Housing units in Gloucester with a mortgage: 3,963 (335 second mortgage, 563 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,836


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,642


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,704


Median monthly housing costs: $1,194





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $375,121 (it was $203,400 in 2000)
Gloucester:

$375,121
Massachusetts:

$338,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $296,955 - $568,327

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $438,176
Here:

$438,176
State:

$412,156

Townhouses or other attached units: $504,900
Here:

$504,900
State:

$346,236

In 2-unit structures: $260,963
Here:

$260,963
State:

$348,924

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $508,315
Here:

$508,315
State:

$354,648

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,028
Here:

$265,028
State:

$326,862

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,910
  • In family households: 24,202 (5,705 male householders, 2,207 female householders)
    6,059 spouses, 8,650 children (8,154 natural, 204 adopted, 292 stepchildren), 368 grandchildren, 167 brothers or sisters, 208 parents, 379 other relatives, 459 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,708 (1,981 male householders (1,507 living alone)), 2,695 female householders (2,350 living alone)), 1,032 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 363 (279 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,474 2-persons, 1,850 3-persons, 1,577 4-persons, 707 5-persons, 246 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,857 1-person, 707 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

4,672 married couples with children.
1,524 single-parent households (294 men, 1,230 women).

89.7% of residents of Gloucester speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
7.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,608 (5.3%)
(50.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 264
  • 4 rooms: 671
  • 5 rooms: 1,371
  • 6 rooms: 1,690
  • 7 rooms: 1,315
  • 8 rooms: 1,007
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,168
  • 1 room: 192
  • 2 rooms: 437
  • 3 rooms: 1,301
  • 4 rooms: 1,405
  • 5 rooms: 936
  • 6 rooms: 468
  • 7 rooms: 145
  • 8 rooms: 81
  • 9 or more rooms: 103
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 299
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,826
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,500
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,290
  • 5+ bedrooms: 596
  • no bedroom: 230
  • 1 bedroom: 2,004
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,724
  • 3 bedrooms: 897
  • 4 bedrooms: 147
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
Cars and other vehicles available in Gloucester, Massachusetts in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 303
  • 1 vehicle: 2,238
  • 2 vehicles: 3,624
  • 3 vehicles: 1,001
  • 4 vehicles: 255
  • 5+ vehicles: 103
  • no vehicle: 1,167
  • 1 vehicle: 2,601
  • 2 vehicles: 1,097
  • 3 vehicles: 167
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 104
  • 2000 to 2004: 470
  • 1990 to 1999: 798
  • 1980 to 1989: 870
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,137
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,203
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,427
  • 1940 to 1949: 905
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,739

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Gloucester, MA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Gloucester, MA:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 0
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 9
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 21
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 24
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 12
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 36
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 45
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 121
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 248
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 628
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 950
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2034
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1208
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1377
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 378
  • $1,000,000 or more: 498
 


Gloucester rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Gloucester:

  • Less than $100: 12 people
  • $100 to $149: 12
  • $150 to $199: 82
  • $200 to $249: 139
  • $250 to $299: 78
  • $300 to $349: 78
  • $350 to $399: 81
  • $400 to $449: 72
  • $450 to $499: 58
  • $500 to $549: 74
  • $550 to $599: 93
  • $600 to $649: 96
  • $650 to $699: 174
  • $700 to $749: 171
  • $750 to $799: 125
  • $800 to $899: 480
  • $900 to $999: 312
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 964
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 651
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 238
  • $2,000 or more: 20
  • No cash rent: 194
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 239
  • 1990 to 1994: 81
  • 1985 to 1989: 95
  • 1980 to 1984: 117
  • 1975 to 1979: 189
  • 1970 to 1974: 216
  • 1970 to 1974: 234
  • 1965 to 1969: 437


Gloucester, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.6%
Number of people working at home: 653 (4.3% of all workers)


Gloucester commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 792
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2989
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2881
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1636
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1224
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 542
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1113
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 311
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 383
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1088
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 983
  • 90 or more minutes: 509
 


Gloucester mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,851 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,166 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 80 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36 (0%)
  • Railroad: 436 (3%)
  • Taxi: 26 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 757 (5%)
  • Other means: 82 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 653 (4%)
 


Gloucester, MA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1286
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 645
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 515
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 608
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 692
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 712
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 780
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 675
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 679
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1300
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1524
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1553
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 635
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 405
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 244
  • $200,000 or more: 335
 

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 5771
 Irish: 4145
 English: 2842
 Portuguese: 2164
 United States or American: 1804
 Other groups: 1163
 French (except Basque): 889
 French Canadian: 854
 German: 763
 Scottish: 675
 Finnish: 612
 Swedish: 519
 Polish: 492
 Scotch-Irish: 387
 Greek: 287
 Canadian: 268
 Arab:: 263
 Lebanese: 216
 Norwegian: 214
 British: 188
 European: 175
 Russian: 105
 Dutch: 102
 Northern European: 101
 Danish: 97
 Lithuanian: 91
 Armenian: 87
 Ukrainian: 76
 Brazilian: 54
 Latvian: 53
 Subsaharan African:: 43
 Syrian: 36
 Hungarian: 32
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 31
 Swiss: 31
 Welsh: 27
 Kenyan: 27
 Czech: 27
 Barbadian: 26
 Yugoslavian: 25
 Slovak: 23
 Eastern European: 18
 Albanian: 15
 Scandinavian: 14
 Austrian: 11
 Romanian: 11
 Czechoslovakian: 11
 South African: 9
 Cape Verdean: 7
 Afghan: 7
 Icelander: 7
 Belgian: 7
 Arab/Arabic: 6
 Alsatian: 5
 Egyptian: 5
 West Indian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Italy (27%)
  • Portugal (18%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Brazil (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • India (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23440
  • Northeast: 2770
  • Midwest: 907
  • South: 728
  • West: 508

64% of Gloucester residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 67
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 30
  • 5th and 6th grade: 103
  • 7th and 8th grade: 417
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 241
  • 11th grade: 213
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 264
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,994
  • Less than 1 year of college: 606
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,270
  • Associate degree: 734
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,887
  • Master's degree: 692
  • Professional school degree: 242
  • Doctorate degree: 169

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 73
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 99
  • 7th and 8th grade: 321
  • 9th grade: 189
  • 10th grade: 279
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 319
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,804
  • Less than 1 year of college: 774
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,229
  • Associate degree: 1,151
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,838
  • Master's degree: 839
  • Professional school degree: 172
  • Doctorate degree: 99

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 17.5%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 9.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 11.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $61,559
  • Black householders: $58,678
  • Asian householders: $80,186
  • Some other race householders: $54,879
  • Two or more races householders: $30,956
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $45,341
Gloucester household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Gloucester household income for Black householders
Gloucester household income for Asian householders
Gloucester household income for Some other race householders
Gloucester household income for Two or more races householders
Gloucester household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Gloucester marital status for males
Gloucester marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $376,965
  • Black or African American householders: $1,613,721
  • Asian householders: $322,744
  • Two or more races householders: $401,862
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $799,114

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,575
  • One, attached: 432
  • Two: 2,113
  • 3 or 4: 2,005
  • 5 to 9: 645
  • 10 to 19: 357
  • 20 to 49: 424
  • 50 or more: 389
  • Mobile homes: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $88,860


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Gloucester:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gloucester
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58.9%)
  • Utility gas (27.2%)
  • Electricity (9.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (45.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.7%)
  • Electricity (15.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 415
Here:

14.5%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 138
Here:

8.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 285
Here:

26.8%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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