Gulfport is a city located in Harrison County, Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 72,670, it is the 2nd largest city in Mississippi (after Jackson) and the 507th largest city in the United States. Gulfport is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 7.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,793 in 2010. Spanning over 64 miles, Gulfport has a population density of 1,306 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gulfport is $53,511 with a poverty rate of 24.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $843 per month, and the median house value is $120,600. The median age in Gulfport is 34.8 years, 34.3 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.