Living in Gulfport, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Gulfport SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Gulfport, MS Crime Report

4,049
Total Crimes
5,592.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
117.74%
Above National Average

Gulfport, MS Cost Of Living

89
Gulfport's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Gulfport, Mississippi Info Snack

Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. It is the larger of the two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city of Gulfport had a total population of 67,793. Gulfport is co-county seat with Biloxi of Harrison County, Mississippi. Gulfport is also home to the US Navy Atlantic Fleet Seabees.
Population
71,570
Unemployment
11.5%
Poverty
24.8%
Median Home
$120,600
Median Income
$37,811
Median Rent
$843

Gulfport, MS Photos

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Rankings for Gulfport in Mississippi

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Map Of Gulfport, MS

Population over time in Gulfport

Year Population % Change
2017 71,570 0.4%
2016 71,318 0.1%
2015 71,265 0.9%
2014 70,642 1.0%
2013 69,913 1.3%
2012 69,004 1.2%
2011 68,158 1.2%
2010 67,322 1.6%
2009 66,286 -
Crime/100k Gulfport MS USA
Violent Crime 534.5 234.4 368.9
Murder 5.5 5.7 5.0
Robbery 118.8 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 374.3 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 5057.9 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 729.3 697.8 376.0
Larceny 3928.1 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 400.5 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gulfport

White
53.3% (38,159)
African American
36.9% (26,429)
American Indian
0.6% (442)
Asian
1.4% (997)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.1% (38)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,738)
Hispanic
5.3% (3,761)
Race Gulfport MS USA
White 53.3% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 36.9% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Gulfport, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
12.1% (869,304)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (503,638)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (1,077,897)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (884,635)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (1,043,970)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,234,468)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (707,456)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (519,471)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (186,225)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (129,930)
Income Gulfport MS USA
Less than $10,000 12.1% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Gulfport

Female
53.2% (38,044)
Male
46.8% (33,526)
Gender Gulfport MS USA
Female 53.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gulfport for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,578)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (7,157)
High School / GED
29.0% (20,755)
Some College
26.0% (18,608)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (6,441)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (10,019)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,578)
Professional Degree
1.0% (715)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (715)
Education Gulfport MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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