Gulfport, Florida Population 2020

12,507

Gulfport is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 12,507, it is the 156th largest city in Florida and the 2631st largest city in the United States. Gulfport is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,029 in 2010. Gulfport reached it's highest population of 12,527 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Gulfport has a population density of 4,516 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gulfport is $72,247 with a poverty rate of 12.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $995 per month, and the median house value is $167,700. The median age in Gulfport is 55.4 years, 55.6 years for males, and 55.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Gulfport Demographics

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

  • White: 88.16%
  • Black or African American: 7.54%
  • Asian: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gulfport, Florida is 12,507, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,401.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,029.

Gulfport, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,82688.16%
Black or African American9267.54%
Asian2542.07%
Two or More Races1401.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.65%
Some Other Race540.44%

Gulfport Population Pyramid 2020

Gulfport Median Age

55.4


Total

55.6


Male

55.1


Female

Gulfport Adults

There are 11,212 adults, (3,719 of whom are seniors) in Gulfport.

Gulfport Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulfport Sex Ratio

Female

6,471

52.70%

Male

5,809

47.30%

Gulfport Households and Families

Gulfport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gulfport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Male82.7%17.3%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Female57.4%42.6%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1761.9770.9
Non Family3,3731.2963.1
Married2,2662.6183.9
Female3643.6957.4
Male1733.1882.7

2.72

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gulfport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2642.50%
9th to 12th Grade5685.39%
High School Graduate2,75926.16%
Some College2,22821.13%
Associates Degree7927.51%
Bachelors Degree2,50223.73%
Graduate Degree1,43213.58%

Gulfport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0028,3763,557
Black775671133
Hispanic46339585
Asian187159120
Multiple Races626215
Other Race545415
Native American42369

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,370$36,514$34,432
Less Than High School$30,050$30,300$
High School Grad$29,257$31,359$28,252
Some College$36,175$40,278$35,766
Bachelors Degree$45,375$45,000$45,625
Graduate Degree$52,458$53,942$50,078

$35,370

Average Earnings

$36,514

Average Male

$34,432

Average Female

Gulfport Language

Gulfport Language by Age

Gulfport Language

92.27% of Gulfport residents speak only English, while 7.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Gulfport Poverty

Gulfport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2571,12310.95%
Black89521023.46%
Hispanic53417933.52%
Multiple1335440.60%
Asian25283.17%
Other5459.26%

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.80%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulfport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulfport is Multiple, with 40.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulfport is Asian, with 3.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.80%
High School16.29%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater10.28%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.88%
Female Unemployed19.61%
Female Employed5.72%
Male Employed4.78%

Gulfport Income

Gulfport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,417$72,247
Families$64,659$100,160
Married Families$69,515-
Non Families$34,294$48,720

Gulfport Marital Status

Gulfport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulfport Married by Age and Sex

Gulfport 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 35-44.

Gulfport Marital Status by Race

Gulfport Veterans

1,409

Number of Veterans

1,284

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam572
First Gulf War138
Korea136
World War II100
Second Gulf War81
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,38813.94%
Hispanic275.31%
Black151.72%
Indian614.29%

$Gulfport Veterans by Education

8.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulfport Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gulfport 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

26.62%

Born in Florida

91.70%

Native Born

8.30%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.70% of Gulfport residents were born in the United States, with 26.62% having been born in Florida. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,507530.43%
201912,454530.43%
201812,401330.27%
201712,368530.43%
201612,315960.79%
201512,219980.81%
201412,121240.20%
201312,097490.41%
201212,048250.21%
201112,02320.02%
201012,021-506-0.41%
200012,5278000.66%
199011,7275470.48%
198011,1801,4501.40%
19709,7300.00%
19609,7300.00%