Gulfport, Florida Population 2021

12,290
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Gulfport is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 12,290, it is the 155th largest city in Florida and the 2667th largest city in the United States . Gulfport is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,029 in 2010. Gulfport reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Gulfport has a population density of 4,438 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gulfport is $75,486 with a poverty rate of 9.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,071 per month, and the median house value is $185,600. The median age in Gulfport is 56.1 years, 55.7 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Gulfport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gulfportwas:

  • White: 87.41%
  • Black or African American: 7.45%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gulfport, Florida is 12,290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,342.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,029.

Gulfport, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,78287.41%
Black or African American9197.45%
Asian3002.43%
Two or More Races2441.98%
Some Other Race530.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.30%
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Gulfport Population by Race

Gulfport Population Pyramid $2021

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Gulfport Median Age

56.1


Total

55.7


Male

56.5


Female

Gulfport Adults

There are 11,164 adults, (3,894 of whom are seniors) in Gulfport.

Gulfport Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulfport Sex Ratio

Female

6,719

54.47%

Male

5,616

45.53%

Gulfport Population by Age

Gulfport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gulfport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female63%37%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
All74%26%
Male81.3%18.7%
Married87.1%12.9%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gulfport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,115274
Non Family3,3111.1966.5
Married2,2142.7687.1
Female4513.6763
Male1393.4581.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Gulfport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1911.82%
9th to 12th Grade4504.28%
High School Graduate2,56924.44%
Some College2,19120.84%
Associates Degree8638.21%
Bachelors Degree2,62424.96%
Graduate Degree1,62415.45%
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Gulfport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gulfport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,0828,5133,769
Black770722205
Hispanic33633593
Asian208185154
2+ Races10410428
Other Race53539
Native American16167

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.04%.

Gulfport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,326$41,354$33,902
Less Than 9th Grade$32,746$33,281$15,000
High School Graduate$29,831$37,539$28,816
Some College$35,474$36,071$35,436
Bachelors Degree$45,734$50,096$43,750
Graduate Degree$59,545$65,938$55,391

$36,326

Average Earnings

$41,354

Average Male

$33,902

Average Female

Gulfport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gulfport Language by Age

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Gulfport Language

91.92% of Gulfport residents speak only English, while 8.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Gulfport Language

Gulfport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3419188.88%
Black88511613.11%
Hispanic4717816.56%
Multiple2425924.38%
Other531018.87%

9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

8.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulfport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulfport is Multiple, with 24.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulfport is White, with 8.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.36%.

Gulfport Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.37%
Less Than 9th Grade8.33%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater8.17%

Gulfport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.27%
Female Unemployed22.61%
Female Employed5.29%
Male Employed3.77%

Gulfport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gulfport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,705$75,486
Families$69,191$105,096
Married Families$79,659-
Non Families$33,984$49,225
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Income by Household Type

Gulfport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulfport Married by Age and Sex

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Gulfport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gulfport Marital Status by Race

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Gulfport Marital Status

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1,284

Number of Veterans

1,172

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam523
First Gulf War144
Korea124
Second Gulf War95
World War II90

Gulfport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64405
75+366
65 to 74347
35 to 54130
18 to 3436

Gulfport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26112.71%
Black232.76%
Hispanic215.33%

Gulfport Veterans by Race

Gulfport Veterans by Education

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9.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulfport Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gulfport Employment by Age

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Gulfport Employment by Race

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Gulfport Employment by Education

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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27.30%

Born in Gulfport

91.76%

Native Born

8.24%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

5.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.76% of Gulfport residents were born in the United States, with 27.30% having been born in Florida. 2.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gulfport Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,290-26-0.21%
202012,316-26-0.21%
201912,342-26-0.21%
201812,368150.12%
201712,353500.41%
201612,303910.75%
201512,212940.78%
201412,118210.17%
201312,097480.40%
201212,049250.21%
201112,02440.03%
201012,020-507-0.41%
200012,5278000.66%
199011,7275470.48%
198011,1801,4501.40%
19709,7300.00%
19609,7300.00%

Gulfport Population by Year