Population

POPULATION
The population count for the Town of Glocester is 9,746.

As of April 1, 2010 the population count was 9,746, representing a -2% change (-202) from the 2000 population of 9,948. In 1990 Glocester ranked number 30 in population among Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns.

POPULATION DENSITY
Glocester contains 141.990 square kilometers of land area (54.822 Sq. Miles) and 5.223 square kilometers of water area (2.017 Sq. Miles). Total area is 147.213 square kilometers or 56.839 square miles. The 1990 population density of Glocester is 162 persons per square mile of land area.

AGE DISTRIBUTION
In 1990, 6,701 persons residing in Glocester were 18 years of age or older.

HOUSING UNITS
The total number of housing units in the Town of Glocester as of April 1, 1990, was 3,460. This represented a 22.3% change (631) from the 2,829 housing units in 1980.

 

Population:

1980

1990

Change

Total

7,550

9,227

1,677

 

1990 Census of Population and Housing

1990 Census of Population and Housing

Total population

9,227

Total housing units

3,460

SEX

OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Male

4,556

Occupied housing units

3,132

Female

4,671

Owner occupied

2,729

AGE

Percent owner occupied

87.1

Under 5 years

650

Renter occupied

403

5 to 17 years

1,876

Vacant housing units

328

18 to 20 years

418

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

204

21 to 24 years

429

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

1.3

25 to 44 years

3,253

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

4.7

45 to 44 years

1,090

Persons per owner-occupied unit

3.04

55 to 59 years

368

Persons per renter-occupied unit

2.21

60 to 64 years

346

Units with over 1 person per room

53

65 to 74 years

477

UNITS IN STRUCTURE

75 to 84 years

251

1-unit, detached

3,066

85 years and over

69

1-unit, attached

27

Median age

33.3

2 to 4 units

151

Under 18 years

2,526

5 to 9 units

52

Percent of total population

27.4

10 or more units

19

65 years and over

797

Mobile home, trailer, other

145

Percent of total population

8.6

VALUE

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Specified owner-occupied units

2,184

Total households

3,132

Less than $50,000

46

Family households (families)

2,521

$50,000 to $99,000

386

Married-couple families

2,206

$100,000 to $149,000

834

Percent of total households

70.4

$150,000 to $199,999

538

Other family, male householder

93

$200,000 to $299,999

332

Other family, female householder

222

$300,000 or more

48

Nonfamily households

611

Median (dollars)

139,300

Percent of total households

19.5

CONTRACT RENT

Householder living alone

507

Specified renter-occupied units paying cash rent

336

Householder 65 years and over

232

Less than $250

6

Persons living in household

9,181

$250 to $499

167

Persons per household

2.93

$500 to $749

82

GROUP QUARTERS

$750 to $999

22

Persons living in group quarters

46

$1,000 or more

4

Institutional persons

46

Median (dollars)

415

Other persons in group quarters

0

RACE & HISPANIC ORIGIN OF HOUSEHOLDER

RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN

Occupied housing units

3,132

White

9,162

White

3,115

Black

33

Black

5

Percent of total population

0.4

Percent of occupied units

0.2

American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut

13

American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut

8

Percent of total population

0.1

Percent of occupied units

0.3

Asian or Pacific Islander

16

Asian of Pacific Islander

4

Percent of total population

0.2

Percent of occupied units

0.1

Other race

3

Other race

0

Hispanic origin (of any race)

46

Hispanic origin (of any race)

9

Percent of total population

0.5

Percent of occupied units

0.3

 

1990 Census of Population and Housing

1990 Census of Population and Housing

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE

VETERAN STATUS

Total population

9,227

Civilian veterans 16 years and over

1,278

Urban population

717

65 years and over

223

Percent of total population

7.8

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

Rural population

850

Native population

9,035

Percent of total population

92.2

Percent born in state of residence

83.1

Farm population

31

Foreign-born population

192

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990

12

Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school

2,676

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Preprimary school

196

Persons 5 years and over

8,577

Elementary or high school

1,708

Speak a language other than English

442

Percent in private school

10.0

Do not speak English "very well"

63

College

772

Speak Spanish

20

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

Do not speak English "very well"

0

Persons 25 years and over

5,854

Speak Asian or Pacific Island language

0

Less than 9th grade

297

Do not speak English "very well"

0

9th to 12th grade

708

ANCESTRY

High school graduate

1,915

Total ancestries reported

13,106

Some college, no degree

1,044

Arab

28

Associates degree

519

Austrian

14

Bachelor's degree

865

Belgian

12

Graduate or professional degree

506

Canadian

70

Percent high school graduate or higher

82.8

Czech

10

Percent bachelor's degree or higher

23.4

Danish

36

RESIDENCE IN 1985

Dutch

106

Persons 5 years and over

8,577

English

2,560

Lived in same house

5,834

Finnish

23

Lived in different house in U.S.

2,731

French (except Basque)

2,230

Same State

2,268

French Canadian

950

Same county

2,059

German

612

Different county

209

Greek

15

Different State

463

Hungarian

11

Lived aboard

12

Irish

2,148

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NON-INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS

Italian

1,643

Persons 16 to 64 years

6,121

Lithuanian

18

With a mobility or self-care limitation

122

Norwegian

76

With a mobility limitation

83

Polish

529

With a self-care limitation

83

Portuguese

391

With a work disability

457

Romanian

14

In labor force

223

Russian

46

Prevented from working

196

Scotch-Irish

254

Persons 65 years and over

797

Scottish

461

With a mobility or self-care limitation

173

Slovak

6

With a mobility limitation

142

Subsaharan African

11

With a self-care limitation

85

Swedish

177

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN

Swiss

6

Women 15 to 24 years

250

Ukrainian

43

Women 25 to 34 years

1,487

United States of America

150

Women 35 to 44 years

1,715

Welsh

43

West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)

0

Yugoslavian

29

Other ancestries

384

 

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