Gloster is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 916 people and just one neighborhood, Gloster is the 173rd largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gloster is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gloster is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gloster who work in office and administrative support (15.32%), sales jobs (12.37%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (11.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gloster has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gloster a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Gloster is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gloster, the average commute to work is 33.61 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Gloster has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the subway - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.