Gulf Gate, Florida Population 2024

8,310

Gulf Gate is a city located in Sarasota County Florida. Gulf Gate has a 2024 population of 8,310. Gulf Gate is currently declining at a rate of -0.6% annually and its population has decreased by -2.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,521 in 2020.

The average household income in Gulf Gate is $80,655 with a poverty rate of 12.68%. The median age in Gulf Gate is 47 years: 37.7 years for males, and 51.2 years for females.

Gulf Gate Demographics

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

  • White: 90.87%
  • Black or African American: 5.67%
  • Native American: 1.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.17%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,169.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.48% (-211)
The current population of Gulf Gate, Florida is 8,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,521.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,64290.87%
Black or African American4775.67%
Native American1431.7%
Two or more races650.77%
Asian500.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.23%
Other race140.17%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gulf Gate Population by Race

Gulf Gate Population Pyramid 2024

Gulf Gate Median Age

47

Total

37.7

Male

51.2

Female

Gulf Gate Adults

There are 6,893 adults, (2,392 of whom are seniors) in Gulf Gate.

Gulf Gate Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulf Gate Sex Ratio

Female4,80157.09%
Male3,60942.91%

Gulf Gate Population by Age

Gulf Gate Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0822.0660.739.3
Non Family1,9991.2859.640.4
Married1,4822.8372.927.1
Female5872.7235.164.9
Male144.290100

2.78

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gulf Gate Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1302.03%
Associates Degree5738.93%
Bachelors Degree1,22019.02%
Graduate Degree72511.3%
High School Graduate1,99731.13%
Less Than 9th Grade871.36%
Some College1,68326.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gulf Gate Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gulf Gate Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,9615,7791,802
Hispanic19718150
Black17717759
Asian503434
2+ Races27270
Islander19190
Native American1900
Other Race141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Gulf Gate Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,742$55,260$51,696
Graduate Degree$64,808$67,652$0
High School Graduate$39,913$54,333$35,499
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,657$50,530$36,640
Some College$36,974$40,781$35,991

$40,657

Average Earnings

$50,530

Average Male

$36,640

Average Female

Gulf Gate Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gulf Gate Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gulf Gate Language

94.98% of Gulf Gate residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Gulf Gate Language

Gulf Gate Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,42595312.84%
Hispanic39010927.95%
Multiple652335.38%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulf Gate

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulf Gate is Multiple, with 35.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulf Gate is White, with 12.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

Gulf Gate Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.53%
Some College6.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Gulf Gate Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed57.89%
Male Employed2.35%
Female Employed0.63%

Gulf Gate Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gulf Gate Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$84,513$89,172
Households$66,232$80,655
Married Families$90,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,385$71,340

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gulf Gate Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulf Gate Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gulf Gate Marriage

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

Gulf Gate Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gulf Gate Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

425

Number of Veterans

413

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam94
World War II60
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War33
Korea26

Gulf Gate Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+198
55 to 64119
35 to 5458
65 to 7438
18 to 3412

Gulf Gate Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4256.63%

Gulf Gate Veterans by Race

Gulf Gate Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulf Gate Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gulf Gate Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gulf Gate Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gulf Gate Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.13%

Born in Gulf Gate

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

4.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Gulf Gate residents were born in the United States, with 29.13% having been born in Florida. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gulf Gate Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,310-50-0.6%
20238,360-50-0.59%
20228,410-50-0.59%
20218,460-61-0.72%
20208,52100%

Gulf Gate Population by Year