Gulfport, MS Demographic Data

Gulfport, MS Summary

Gulfport is located in Harrison County in Mississippi
  • Population: 70,101
  • Area: 63.99 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55.59 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 8.40 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,095.44 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 19.69 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Gulfport, MS Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
37,415
52%
50.8
Male
34,662
48%
49.2
Total Population
72,077
 
323,128,000

Gulfport, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
4,170
5.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
4,510
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
5,511
7.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,898
5.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
6,678
9.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
10,028
13.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
8,251
11.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
9,255
12.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
5,549
7.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
4,352
6.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
6,389
8.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
2,433
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,053
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
55,576
77.1%
77.2
Female
28,430
51.2%
51.3
Male
27,146
48.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
52,621
73.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
12,437
17.3%
18.8
65 Years and over
9,875
13.7%
15.2
Female
5,342
54.1%
55.8
Male
4,533
45.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Gulfport, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
70,643
98.0% 
96.8
White
42,464
58.9% 
72.6
Black or African American
25,043
34.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
981
1.4% 
0.8
Asian
1,559
2.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
596
0.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,434
2.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
6,051
8.4% 
17.8
Mexican
1,833
2.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
1,690
2.3% 
1.7
Cuban
252
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,276
3.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
66,026
91.6% 
82.2

Gulfport, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,554
3.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
4,281
9.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
13,435
28.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
12,394
26.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
4,893
10.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
6,945
14.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
3,808
8.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,835
12.3%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
41,475
87.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
10,753
22.7%
31.2

Gulfport, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
18,531
32.0%
33.7%
Now Married
23,403
40.4%
47.5
Divorced
9,746
16.8%
11.0%
Separated
2,104
3.6%
2.0
Widowed
4,102
7.1
5.8%

Gulfport, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
62,372
91.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
5,535
8.2%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Gulfport, MS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,201
11.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,219
8.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
2,929
10.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
3,902
14.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
5,005
18.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
4,843
17.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
2,621
9.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,832
6.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
820
3.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
351
1.3%
6.4
Median household income
39,320
 
57,617
Per capita income
22,646
 
31,128

Gulfport, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
47
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
6,725
20.9%
9.8
Construction
2,955
9.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,282
22.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,971
6.1%
6.6
Information
336
1.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,833
5.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
1,351
4.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,334
7.3%
11.4
Public administration
2,056
6.4%
4.6
Retail trade
3,452
10.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,437
4.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
375
1.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,717
14.7%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
8,522
26.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,063
9.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
7,454
23.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
8,398
26.1%
18.1%

Gulfport, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
32,180
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
27,004
83.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,634
8.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
80
0.2%
5.1
Walked
845
2.6%
2.7
Other means
819
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
798
2.5%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.5
 
26.6

Gulfport, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,306
8.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
11,781
42.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
9,671
34.9%
37.1
3 or more
3,965
14.3%
21.0

Gulfport, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,723
82.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
14,479
52.2%
63.1
Renter Occupied
13,244
47.8%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
5,785
17.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Gulfport, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
33,508
1 room
507
1.5%
2.4
2 rooms
1,000
3.0%
2.7
3 rooms
2,283
6.8%
9.1
4 rooms
6,772
20.2%
16.5
5 rooms
9,313
27.8%
19.8
6 rooms
6,742
20.1%
17.8
7 rooms
2,732
8.2%
12.0
8 rooms
2,014
6.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,145
6.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Gulfport, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
33,508
 
 
1-unit, detached
21,681
64.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
894
2.7%
5.9
2-units
1,494
4.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
1,676
5.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
2,684
8.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,897
5.7%
4.4
20 or more units
1,776
5.3%
9.0
Mobile home
1,212
3.6%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
194
0.6%
0.1

Gulfport, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,582
4.7%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
2,299
6.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
3,193
9.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
4,517
13.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
7,228
21.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
3,443
10.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3,393
10.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
6,256
18.7%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,294
3.9%
2.8%
2014 or later
303
0.9%
1.4%

Gulfport, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Gulfport, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
8,098
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
71
0.9%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
316
3.9%
11.8%
Less than $500
326
4.0%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
424
5.2%
7.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
906
11.2%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,578
31.8%
28.8%
$500 to $999
3,477
42.9%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,465
42.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,139
14.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,245
15.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
455
5.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,794
22.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Gulfport, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
12,396 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
49
0.4%
11.9%
Less than $500
1,134
9.1%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
3,160
25.5%
28.3%
$500 to $999
8,053
65.0%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
848
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
774
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
725
5.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,391
11.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,620
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,930
15.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,011
8.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
5,668
45.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
899
0.0%
0.0%

Gulfport, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
14,479
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,416
9.8%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,289
29.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,638
25.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,377
16.4%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,706
11.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
890
6.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
92
0.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
71
0.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
118,100
 
205,000
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