Gulfport Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Gulfport is 72,096. 24.98% is under 18, while 14.61% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.27% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.98% were 18 years or younger and 28.18% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.87% female and 49.13% male.

Gulfport Housing

According to the US Census, Gulfport has 33,401 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Gulfport was 87.98%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $141,700

Gulfport Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 87.57% of Gulfport's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 3.22% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.62% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.54%

White Alone48.48%
Black Or African American Alone39.09%
Some Other Race Alone3.22%
Asian Alone1.62%
White Black Or African American1.54%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.53%

How Educated is Gulfport

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 15.9% of Gulfport residents had a bachelor's degree, while 9.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 25.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Gulfport CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher88.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree33.3%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency28.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher25.9%
Some College No Degree21.5%
Bachelors Degree15.9%

Average Income in Gulfport

The median household income in Gulfport is $43,066. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $43,066.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $53,570 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $67,881.

A closer examination of the income groups of Gulfport households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $25,000 and $34,999 (15.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.2%). 12.5% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$67,881
Nonfamily households$27,087