Gautier, Mississippi Population 2020

18,574
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Gautier is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 18,574, it is the 21st largest city in Mississippi and the 1959th largest city in the United States. Gautier is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,572 in 2010. Gautier reached it's highest population of 18,655 in 2014. Spanning over 32 miles, Gautier has a population density of 614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gautier is $62,260 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Gautier is 37.1 years, 35.4 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Gautier Demographics

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

  • White: 56.70%
  • Black or African American: 34.44%
  • Other race: 4.62%
  • Asian: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gautier, Mississippi is 18,574, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,566.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,572.

Gautier, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,52556.70%
Black or African American6,39434.44%
Some Other Race8574.62%
Asian6633.57%
Two or More Races1240.67%
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Gautier Population Pyramid 2020

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Gautier Median Age

37.1


Total

35.4


Male

38.6


Female

Gautier Adults

There are 13,846 adults, (2,786 of whom are seniors) in Gautier.

Gautier Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gautier Sex Ratio

Female

9,200

49.56%

Male

9,363

50.44%

Gautier Households and Families

Gautier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gautier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.2%17.8%
Married76.3%23.7%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family52%48%
Female32.1%67.9%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6972.7661.6
Married3,1933.3776.3
Non Family2,1301.2152
Female1,0983.6332.1
Male2764.1582.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gautier Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5094.27%
9th to 12th Grade9898.29%
High School Graduate2,73222.91%
Some College3,30527.72%
Associates Degree1,65713.90%
Bachelors Degree1,69314.20%
Graduate Degree1,0388.71%
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Gautier Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2016,3891,761
Black3,5413,054625
Hispanic963618195
Asian397309150
Other Race377322145
Multiple Races5555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 38.46%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,085$42,306$26,884
Less Than High School$34,773$42,097$20,673
High School Grad$30,090$36,133$23,548
Some College$34,586$42,166$22,976
Bachelors Degree$32,415$31,709$32,917
Graduate Degree$55,050$$50,379

$35,085

Average Earnings

$42,306

Average Male

$26,884

Average Female

Gautier Language

Gautier Language by Age

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Gautier Language

91.88% of Gautier residents speak only English, while 8.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Gautier Poverty

Gautier Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6001,03110.74%
Black6,37288913.95%
Hispanic1,96579540.46%
Other85726731.16%
Asian599549.02%
Multiple1243125.00%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.78%

Male Poverty Rate

18.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gautier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gautier is Hispanic, with 40.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gautier is Asian, with 9.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

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Name Poverty
High School19.29%
Less Than High School16.48%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.40%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed5.61%

Gautier Income

Gautier Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,492$62,260
Families$59,622$72,893
Married Families$69,163-
Non Families$32,909$39,181
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Gautier Marital Status

Gautier Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gautier Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Gautier Veterans

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1,491

Number of Veterans

1,226

Male Veterans

265

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War555
First Gulf War507
Vietnam359
World War II90
Korea75
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54555
75+302
65 to 74230
55 to 64210
18 to 34194
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03212.44%
Black3097.03%
Asian11822.31%
Hispanic464.06%
2 or More1730.91%
Other152.78%

Gautier Veterans by Education

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6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gautier Employment Status

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.92%

Born in Mississippi

95.91%

Native Born

4.09%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.91% of Gautier residents were born in the United States, with 59.92% having been born in Mississippi. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,57440.02%
201918,57040.02%
201818,566340.18%
201718,53240.02%
201618,528-51-0.27%
201518,579-76-0.41%
201418,6551090.59%
201318,546150.08%
201218,531-68-0.37%
201118,59970.04%
201018,5926,9114.76%
200011,6811,5931.48%
199010,0881,1711.24%
19808,9176,81715.56%
19702,1001,2008.84%
19609000.00%