Gulfport, Mississippi Census Data & Community Profile

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Gulfport GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Gulfport, MS
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Gulfport, MS was 71,127.

Gulfport Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Gulfport was 35,244, which represents 49.6 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Gulfport, MS
There are an estimated 13,653 married men in the town. 50.2 percent of men over 15 years old in Gulfport are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Gulfport is 35,883 which is 50.4 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Gulfport, Mississippi
There are an estimated 12,499 married women in the community. 43.9 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Gulfport, MS
The median age of people living in Gulfport, MS was 33.6 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Gulfport was 5,084. There were 52,618 people above the age of 18, which represents 74 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11.4 percent of the population (8,107) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Gulfport, MS
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Gulfport, MS was 69,960.

White Population in Gulfport, MS
The estimated White population in the Gulfport community is 44,229, which is 62.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Gulfport, Mississippi
The estimated Black/African American population is 23,848, which is 33.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Gulfport, MS
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Gulfport, MS was 305.

Asian Population in Gulfport, Mississippi
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 891.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Gulfport, MS
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Gulfport was an estimated 65.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 622, while those of “two or more races” was 1,167 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Gulfport community was 1,814, or 2.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Gulfport, MS
The household population number in Gulfport was 67,703.

Group Quarters Population in Gulfport, MS
Group Quarters population in the community was 3,424.

Average Household Size in Gulfport, MS
The average household size in Gulfport is 2.51 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.07 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Gulfport, MS
At the time of the last census survey, there were 29,559 total housing units in Gulfport.

The number of occupied housing units was 26,943, or 91.1 of the total units in town. Of these, 15,827 were owner-occupied (58.7), and 11,116 were renter-occupied (41.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 2,616 vacant homes in Gulfport at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Gulfport, Mississippi
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 13,963, with a median value in dollars of 80,300.

Monthly Owner Costs in Gulfport, MS
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $799 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Gulfport, average costs per month were $261 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 35,494 people in the community had a high school degree, or 79.2 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Gulfport, Mississippi
8,557 people in Gulfport also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 19.1 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Gulfport, MS
The number of Civilian Veterans in Gulfport was 9,493, or 18.8 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Gulfport, MS
In 2000, there were 16,050 people in Gulfport, MS listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Gulfport, MS
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 3,429 people in Gulfport who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 5.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Gulfport, Mississippi
There were 34,760 in the labor force in Gulfport at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 63.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Gulfport was 20.2 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Gulfport, MS
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $32,779. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Gulfport, MS
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $39,213. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Gulfport, Mississippi
Per capita income in Gulfport in the last full census was 17,554. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Gulfport numbered 2,509, or 14.1 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Gulfport, MS
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 12,023, or 17.7 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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