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Gloster, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Gloster Census Designated Place had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2018. Gloster ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gloster is located at latitude 32.1904 and longitude -93.8047 in De Soto Parish. The formal boundaries for the Gloster Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. De Soto Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Gloster Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586683) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gloster Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4A, a minor civil division (MCD) of De Soto Parish.

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Gloster, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 94
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $51,029
Average Household Income $68,580
Per Capita Income $25,051


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $182,143
Average Home Value $190,909


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 1.45%
Households 0.0% 1.42%
Families 4.24% 1.26%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Gloster, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloster to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 470 1st
Population Density # 445 6th
Diversity Index # 209 56th
Median Household Income # 110 77th
Per Capita Income # 130 73rd

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