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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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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.
12% of Gloversville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Gloversville include Downtown Gloversville Historic District, Kingsboro Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Gloversville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.
Libraries in Gloversville include Gloversville Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gloversville include Gloversville Leader-Herald
Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gloversville political report.
The average commute time for Gloversville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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