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Gloster, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Gloster Census Designated Place had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gloster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gloster, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 94
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 58
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $52,524
Average Household Income $67,028
Per Capita Income $25,095


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. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 1.45%
Households 0.0% 1.42%
Families 4.84% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

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, 2017 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 # 220 54th
Median Household Income # 103 78th
Per Capita Income # 133 72nd

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