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 2.43 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16%, 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 $21,443, and 21.6% of families and 25.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 38.6% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201771,8222990.42%
201671,5232610.37%
201571,2621530.22%
201471,1093500.49%
201370,7591,0191.46%
201269,7409301.35%
201168,8109131.34%
201067,897-3,230-4.54%
200071,12730,35274.44%
199040,7751,0992.77%
198039,676-1,115-2.73%
197040,79110,58735.05%
196030,2047,54533.30%
195022,6597,46449.12%
194015,1952,64821.10%
193012,5474,39053.82%
19208,1571,77127.73%
19106,3865,286480.55%
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

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Gulfport Ms Median Age

35.2


Total

34.5


Male

36.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 54,728 adults in Gulfport Ms.

Gulfport Ms Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulfport Ms Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.1
Houses Without Mortgage
5,710
Houses With Mortgage
8,575
Vacancy Rate
16
Median Rent
824
Median Home Value
116,200
Renter-Occupied Units
14,365
Owner-Occupied Units
14,285
Total Housing Units
34,121

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Gulfport Ms for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.8% and the labor force participation rate is 62.3%.

Gulfport Ms Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.43
Average Family Size
3.01
Total Households
28650
Married Couple Households
9696
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1665
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6603
Non Family Households
10686
Total Families
17964
Households With Own Children
7870
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Gulfport Ms Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,310
$10,000 to $14,999
1,960
$15,000 to $24,999
4,663
$25,000 to $34,999
3,556
$35,000 to $49,999
4,650
$50,000 to $74,999
4,591
$75,000 to $99,999
2,805
$100,000 to $149,999
1,924
$150,000 to $199,999
748
Over $200,000
443

Gulfport Ms Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Gulfport Ms

Mississippi

$37,037

$40,528

$51,225

$56,358

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Gulfport Ms Education Data

Gulfport Ms Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,1864.70%
9th to 12th Grade
4,4669.61%
High School Graduate
13,96530.05%
Some College
12,16426.17%
Associates Degree
3,6437.84%
Bachelors Degree
6,57314.14%
Graduate Degree
3,4817.49%