Gloversville is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 15,023 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Gloversville is the 121st largest community in New York. Gloversville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Gloversville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gloversville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gloversville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gloversville who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), personal care services (8.30%), and sales jobs (8.03%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Gloversville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.69% of adults 25 and older in Gloversville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Gloversville in 2010 was $18,949, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,796 for a family of four. However, Gloversville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gloversville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gloversville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gloversville include Italian, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Gloversville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.