The densely populated city of Gloversville was once home to the largest manufacturer of leather gloves in the United States. It's now a fairly quiet city with a low cost of living. Its close proximity to the Adirondack mountains offers residents plenty of beautiful scenery and easy access to a wide array of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and skiing.
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The city of Gloversville has a population of approximately 15,158. The residents here are primarily white (91.2%), Hispanic (4.52%), black (1.8%) and Asian (1.0%). The median age of residents is 36.8. Locals tend to be conservative. Fulton County voted Republican in the last five presidential elections.
The median home value here is $76,500, which is 59% lower than the national average. Approximately 50% of residents own their homes and those who rent pay an average of $686 per month (28% less than the U.S. average). Browse the newest real estate listings in Gloversville, NY.
The top public schools serving Gloversville include Johnstown Senior High School, Knox Junior High School, Gloversville High School, Boulevard School, and Park Terrace School. Find homes in Gloversville by school district.
The median household income in Gloversville is $33,760 and the per capita income is $19,557. The city's cost of living is 11% lower than the United States average. It's also 24% lower than the average in the state of New York. This makes Gloversville a cost-effective option for those who want to live in this area while also watching their budgets.
The largest industries in Gloversville include healthcare and social assistance, retail trade, and manufacturing. The highest-paid jobs among residents are in the public administration, professional, scientific, and technical, and utility sectors.
For dining and entertainment, small, family-owned businesses are the norm here. Gloversville is also just a short drive from the larger cities of Rotterdam and Schenectady—both of which offer even more options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
History buffs enjoy visiting the Fulton County Museum. Locals and tourists both also love spending time at Adirondacks Stained Glass Works, where you can explore the beautiful pieces in their showroom and purchase pieces for your home. Those interested in local art will also want to pay a visit to Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery located inside the Mohawk Harvest Food Co-op.
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