Gautier, Mississippi Population 2021

18,486
map placeholder

Gautier is a city located in Jackson County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 18,486, it is the 21st largest city in Mississippi and the 1975th largest city in the United States . Gautier is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,572 in 2010. Gautier reached it's highest population of 18,630 in 2014. Spanning over 32 miles, Gautier has a population density of 611 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gautier is $65,375 with a poverty rate of 16.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $923 per month, and the median house value is $138,900. The median age in Gautier is 40 years, 38.9 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Gautier Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gautier was:

  • White: 59.30%
  • Black or African American: 30.79%
  • Other race: 6.14%
  • Asian: 2.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gautier, Mississippi is 18,486 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,572.

Gautier, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,96859.30%
Black or African American5,69530.79%
Some Other Race1,1356.14%
Asian5532.99%
Two or More Races1450.78%
Loading...

Gautier Population by Race

Gautier Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Gautier Median Age

40


Total

38.9


Male

42.3


Female

Gautier Adults

There are 14,466 adults, (3,155 of whom are seniors) in Gautier.

Gautier Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gautier Sex Ratio

Female

9,128

49.35%

Male

9,368

50.65%

Gautier Population by Age

Gautier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Gautier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.8%28.2%
Married71.4%28.6%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female33%67%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gautier Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0132.6360.5
Married3,3983.2771.4
Non Family2,4361.2353.8
Female8673.5733
Male3123.8871.8

3.33

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

Loading...

Gautier Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5734.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,0708.34%
High School Graduate3,17224.71%
Some College3,68928.74%
Associates Degree1,69813.23%
Bachelors Degree1,49111.62%
Graduate Degree1,1428.90%
Loading...

Gautier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gautier Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5026,7671,782
Black3,8233,327623
Hispanic1,273803142
Other Race450354125
Asian32923286
2+ Races6363

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 27.78%.

Gautier Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,318$43,266$26,847
Less Than 9th Grade$32,188$37,008$21,429
High School Graduate$31,034$35,967$16,106
Some College$36,368$45,570$23,620
Bachelors Degree$32,245$31,233$36,071
Graduate Degree$51,762$$45,500

$36,318

Average Earnings

$43,266

Average Male

$26,847

Average Female

Gautier Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gautier Language by Age

Loading...

Gautier Language

89.31% of Gautier residents speak only English, while 10.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Gautier Language

Gautier Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6841,36724.05%
White10,1609819.66%
Hispanic2,03053626.40%
Other1,13548242.47%
Asian4686513.89%

16.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.62%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gautier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gautier is Other, with 42.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gautier is White, with 9.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.24%.

Gautier Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
High School28.72%
Less Than 9th Grade21.51%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Gautier Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.38%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed7.35%
Male Unemployed4.81%

Gautier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gautier Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$47,399$65,375
Families$63,573$79,767
Married Families$75,798-
Non Families$31,833$37,666
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Gautier Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gautier Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Gautier Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gautier Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Gautier Marital Status

Loading...

1,476

Number of Veterans

1,120

Male Veterans

356

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War639
First Gulf War442
Vietnam316
Korea104
World War II61

Gautier Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54542
75+356
65 to 74246
18 to 34224
55 to 64108

Gautier Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,00011.19%
Black3708.63%
Asian8119.24%
Hispanic352.22%
2+ Races2539.68%

Gautier Veterans by Race

Gautier Veterans by Education

Loading...

8.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gautier Veterans by Education

Loading...

59%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gautier Employment by Age

Loading...

Gautier Employment by Race

Loading...

Gautier Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

55.01%

Born in Gautier

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Gautier residents were born in the United States, with 55.01% having been born in Mississippi. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gautier Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,486-2-0.01%
202018,488-2-0.01%
201918,490-2-0.01%
201818,492240.13%
201718,468-13-0.07%
201618,481-65-0.35%
201518,546-84-0.45%
201418,6301010.55%
201318,52990.05%
201218,520-73-0.39%
201118,59330.02%
201018,5906,9094.76%
200011,6811,5931.48%
199010,0881,1711.24%
19808,9176,81715.56%
19702,1001,2008.84%
19609000.00%

Gautier Population by Year