Gulfport is a city located in Harrison County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 71,573, it is the 2nd largest city in Mississippi (after Jackson) and the 517th largest city in the United States . Gulfport is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 5.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,793 in 2010. Gulfport reached it's highest population of 71,945 in 2017. Spanning over 64 miles, Gulfport has a population density of 1,287 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gulfport is $54,998 with a poverty rate of 26.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $860 per month, and the median house value is $122,300. The median age in Gulfport is 34.8 years, 33.9 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.