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Once called "Glove Capital of the World"

Gloversville is a city in Fulton County.

The community was named for its primary industry, glove making.

The latitude of Gloversville is 43.052N. The longitude is -74.344W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,227.


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Median household income
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$26,755
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gloversville demographic reports
Gloversville is on Cayadutta Creek.
Local mills closed because of global competition, and because of pollution of Cayadutta Creek.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 38. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Setting for Richard Russo's novel, "Mohawk"
Well-known residents have included:
· Frederick Remington, artist
Historic sites and museums: Fulton County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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14% of Gloversville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gloversville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gloversville was $15,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Gloversville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Gloversville include Downtown Gloversville Historic District, Kingsboro Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Gloversville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.


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Libraries in Gloversville include Gloversville Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Gloversville include Gloversville Leader-Herald

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Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gloversville political report.

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The average commute time for Gloversville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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