Statewide Claims to Fame

Gulfport is 2nd in Mississippi out of 62 other cities in Current population (2012)

Gulfport is 2nd in Mississippi out of 63 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Gulfport is 2nd in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Households

Gulfport is 2nd in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Housing units

Gulfport is 2nd in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Size in square miles

Gulfport is 3rd in Mississippi out of 65 other cities in Retail sales

Gulfport is 4th in Mississippi out of 58 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Gulfport is 6th in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Race - Two or More

Gulfport is 16th in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Gulfport is 16th in Mississippi out of 69 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Gulfport, Mississippi Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Current population (2012) 70,113 2nd 2,984,926 313,914,040
Size in square miles 55.6 2nd 46,923.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,219.5 16th 63.2 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 22nd 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 46th 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.6% 45th 13.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.1% 37th 80.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.9% 40th 19.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Race - White 56.9% 38th 59.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 36.1% 34th 37.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 18th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 18th 0.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 6th 1.1% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.2% 16th 2.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 54.6% 38th 57.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Female residents 51.0% 58th 51.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.4% 19th 2.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Housing units 31,602 2nd 1,281,711 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.1% 18th 13.4% 25.9%
Households 25,015 2nd 1,085,062 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.9% 46th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $130,300 22nd $99,200 $186,200
People per household 2.6 33rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Income per capita $20,845 26th $20,521 $27,915
Income per household $39,246 30th $38,718 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.1% 43rd 21.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gulfport Rank Mississippi US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,567 2nd 225,977 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,641,212 3rd $33,751,407 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,796 28th $11,552 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $304,106 4th $7,045,097 $613,795,732

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