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. Much of the housing stock in Gloversville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Gloversville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.42%), sales jobs (8.93%), and personal care services (7.89%).
The citizens of Gloversville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.18% of adults in Gloversville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Gloversville in 2010 was $18,876, 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 $75,504 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 Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Gloversville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.