Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gulfport is 72,105. Gulfport, Mississippi is the 510th largest city in the US.
Gulfport is located entirely in Harrison County.
The peak population of Gulfport was in 2020, when its population was 72,837. In 2020, Gulfport was the 503rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 510th largest city in the US. Gulfport is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Gulfport has grown 0.9% since the 2000. Gulfport, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Gulfport, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 52,448. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Gulfport are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gulfport are 56.7% White, 37.7% Black, 2.8% Two or more races, 1.3% Asian, 1.0% Other and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gulfport, 26.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.0%. On a per-household basis, 23.2% of families are below the poverty line in Gulfport.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.6% of Gulfport residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.9% of Gulfport residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.2% have a bachelor's degree and 7.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gulfport residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gulfport is 11.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gulfport, 17.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gulfport is $39,171.
In Gulfport, 50.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.0% of housing units in Gulfport.
Of all the housing units in Gulfport, 3.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Gulfport, 29.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gulfport is $860.
In Gulfport, 75.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|501||Bowling Green, Kentucky||73,529||48.4%|
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
|513||Camden, New Jersey||71,773||-10.0%|
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
|516||Lake Elsinore, California||71,563||144.4%|
|519||Johnson City, Tennessee||71,278||27.2%|
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