Gulfport, Mississippi Population 2018

Gulfport, Mississippi's estimated population is 71,822 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Gulfport, Mississippi is the 2nd largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1291.13 people/mi² (498.51 people/km²), with a household density of 236.83 people/km² (613.39 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.2 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 34,121 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.3%, with a median rent of $824/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $116,200.

The median income for households in Gulfport, Mississippi is $37,037, while the mean household income is $51,225. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201771,8222990.42%
201671,5232610.37%
201571,2621530.22%
201471,1093500.49%
201370,7591,0191.46%
201269,7409301.35%
201168,8109131.34%
201067,897-3,230-0.46%
200071,12730,3525.72%
199040,7751,0990.27%
198039,676-1,115-0.28%
197040,79110,5873.05%
196030,2047,5452.92%
195022,6597,4644.08%
194015,1952,6481.93%
193012,5474,3904.40%
19208,1571,7712.48%
19106,3865,28619.23%
19001,1000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,448
Black or African American26,029
Two or More Races1,785
Asian983
Some Other Race663
American Indian and Alaska Native352
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gulfport Ms Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gulfport Ms Median Age

35.2


Total

34.5


Male

36.2


Female

Gulfport Ms Adults

There are 54,304 adults, (9,621 of which are seniors) in Gulfport Ms.

Gulfport Ms Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulfport Ms Sex Ratio

Female

37,319

52.37%

Male

33,946

47.63%

Gulfport Ms Households and Families

Gulfport Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gulfport Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
Male50.8%49.2%
All49.9%50.1%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female31.6%68.4%

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gulfport Ms Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,6502.4349.9
Non Family10,6861.2544.7
Married9,6963.0467.9
Female6,6033.2331.6
Male1,6653.3650.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gulfport Ms Households

Gulfport Ms Education

Gulfport Ms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1864.70%
9th to 12th Grade4,4669.61%
High School Graduate13,96530.05%
Some College12,16426.17%
Associates Degree3,6437.84%
Bachelors Degree6,57314.14%
Graduate Degree3,4817.49%

Gulfport Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,89124,0757,108
Black15,88312,8102,164
Hispanic2,3461,776290
Asian717582189
Multiple Races479444253
Other Race44028996
Native American25921845

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.82%.

Gulfport Ms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,615$30,987$23,643
Less Than High School$16,461$19,083$11,722
High School Grad$21,931$26,038$18,021
Some College$26,655$31,852$23,453
Bachelors Degree$37,424$46,296$35,443
Graduate Degree$50,052$62,938$42,244

$26,615

Average Earnings

$30,987

Average Male

$23,643

Average Female

Gulfport Ms Language

Gulfport Ms Language by Age

Gulfport Ms Language

93.74% of Gulfport Ms residents speak only English, while 6.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

Gulfport Ms Poverty

Gulfport Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,5699,33136.49%
White36,8116,22716.92%
Hispanic4,1791,27230.44%
Multiple1,77058633.11%
Other66328542.99%
Asian93720321.66%
Native3529426.70%

25.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

28.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulfport Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulfport Ms is Other, with 42.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulfport Ms is White, with 16.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.32%.

Gulfport Ms Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.64%
High School23.14%
Some College16.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%

Gulfport Ms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.19%
Male Unemployed37.04%
Female Employed17.59%
Male Employed9.42%

Gulfport Ms Income

Gulfport Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,037$51,225
Families$44,405$59,037
Married Families$60,828$78,153
Non Families$25,653$34,905

Gulfport Ms Marital Status

Gulfport Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulfport Ms Married by Age and Sex

Gulfport Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Gulfport Ms Marital Status by Race

Gulfport Ms Veterans

Gulfport Ms Veterans by War

7,544

Number of Veterans

6,570

Male Veterans

974

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,417
First Gulf War1,963
Second Gulf War1,859
Korea598
World War II417

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,300
65 to 741,533
75+1,357
18 to 341,185
55 to 641,169

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,35016.64%
Black1,98910.64%
Hispanic2177.36%
2 or More7412.31%
Asian577.36%
Other509.56%
Indian247.62%

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Education

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulfport Ms Employment Status

Gulfport Ms Employment by Age

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gulfport Ms Employment by Race

Gulfport Ms Employment by Education

Gulfport Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.25%

Born in Mississippi

95.85%

Native Born

4.15%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.85% of Gulfport Ms residents were born in the United States, with 60.25% having been born in Mississippi. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.