Gulfport, Mississippi Population 2019

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 235.58 people/km² (610.15 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.2 years, 34.1 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,941 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.8%, with a median rent of $841/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $118,300.

The median income for households in Gulfport, Mississippi is $37,243, while the mean household income is $51,745. 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
White40,991
Black or African American26,383
Two or More Races1,866
Asian1,071
Some Other Race601
American Indian and Alaska Native401
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Gulfport Ms Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gulfport Ms Median Age

34.2


Total

34.1


Male

34.4


Female

Gulfport Ms Adults

There are 53,985 adults, (9,645 of whom are seniors) in Gulfport Ms.

Gulfport Ms Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulfport Ms Sex Ratio

Female

38,103

53.43%

Male

33,215

46.57%

Gulfport Ms Households and Families

Gulfport Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Gulfport Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.3%31.7%
All49.3%50.7%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Male42.7%57.3%
Female30.5%69.5%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gulfport Ms Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,3772.4649.3
Non Family10,3941.2445.4
Married9,3503.0868.3
Female6,6983.2730.5
Male1,9353.2342.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gulfport Ms Households

Gulfport Ms Education

Gulfport Ms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0764.50%
9th to 12th Grade4,3769.49%
High School Graduate13,74329.80%
Some College12,03126.09%
Associates Degree4,0168.71%
Bachelors Degree6,56314.23%
Graduate Degree3,3177.19%

Gulfport Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,68723,9947,068
Black16,13613,0732,061
Hispanic2,0011,504305
Asian771615206
Multiple Races465443231
Other Race34819861
Native American26422148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 49.68%.

Gulfport Ms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,852$31,781$23,341
Less Than High School$17,699$21,135$12,821
High School Grad$22,210$27,289$18,213
Some College$27,313$32,735$24,127
Bachelors Degree$35,951$42,401$31,821
Graduate Degree$53,592$78,173$44,744

$26,852

Average Earnings

$31,781

Average Male

$23,341

Average Female

Gulfport Ms Language

Gulfport Ms Language by Age

Gulfport Ms Language

93.49% of Gulfport Ms residents speak only English, while 6.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Gulfport Ms Poverty

Gulfport Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,9029,46236.53%
White36,8835,66215.35%
Hispanic3,8501,29633.66%
Multiple1,86161332.94%
Other60129849.58%
Asian1,00622522.37%
Native3978120.40%

24.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.29%

Male Poverty Rate

27.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulfport Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulfport Ms is Other, with 49.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulfport Ms is White, with 15.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.48%.

Gulfport Ms Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.44%
High School24.77%
Some College15.05%
Bachelors or Greater8.15%

Gulfport Ms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Unemployed37.18%
Female Employed17.35%
Male Employed9.00%

Gulfport Ms Income

Gulfport Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,243$51,745
Families$45,052$59,190
Married Families$64,463$80,510
Non Families$25,325$35,176

Gulfport Ms Marital Status

Gulfport Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Gulfport Ms Veterans

Gulfport Ms Veterans by War

7,103

Number of Veterans

6,086

Male Veterans

1,017

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,339
First Gulf War2,047
Second Gulf War1,972
Korea428
World War II306

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,082
65 to 741,537
75+1,263
18 to 341,116
55 to 641,105

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,07916.16%
Black1,8439.63%
Hispanic1556.18%
2 or More9415.16%
Asian617.56%
Indian257.62%
Other10.23%

Gulfport Ms Veterans by Education

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulfport Ms Employment Status

Gulfport Ms Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

10.9%

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

60.41%

Born in Mississippi

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.88% of Gulfport Ms residents were born in the United States, with 60.41% having been born in Mississippi. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.