Everything You Need to Know About the City of Gulfport Mississippi

In 2017, Gulfport, Mississippi had a population of 71.3k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $37,243 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gulfport, MS grew from 71,265 to 71,318, a 0.0744 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $37,037 dollars to $37,243 dollars, a 0.556 percent increase.

The population of Gulfport, MS is 53.2 percent White Alone, 36.7 percent Black or African American Alone, and 5.65 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Gulfport, MS speak a non-English language, and 97.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gulfport, MS are Blue Cliff College-Gulfport (204 degrees awarded in 2017), Chris Beauty College (46 degrees), and Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport (20 degrees).

The median property value in Gulfport, MS is $118,300 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 49.3 percent. Most people in Gulfport, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Gulfport, MS is 2 cars per household.


Education in Gulfport

In 2017, universities in Gulfport, MS awarded 270 degrees. The student population of Gulfport, MS is skewed towards women, with 39 male students and 365 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gulfport, MS are White (146 and 54.1 percent), followed by Black or African American (93 and 34.4 percent), Asian (18 and 6.67 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 2.59 percent).

The largest universities in Gulfport, MS by the number of degrees awarded are Blue Cliff College-Gulfport (204 and 75.6 percent), Chris Beauty College (46 and 17 percent), and Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport (20 and 7.41 percent).

The most popular majors in Gulfport, MS are Medical Assistant (116 and 43 percent), General Cosmetology (76 and 28.1 percent), and Massage Therapy (25 and 9.26 percent).

The median tuition costs in Gulfport, MS are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Gulfport

The economy of Gulfport, MS employs 29.8k people and Gulfport has an unemployment rate of 4.5 percent. Gulfport has seen the job market decreased by 0.0 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.1 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Gulfport, MS are Retail Trade (4,090 people), Accommodation & Food Services (3,352 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,056 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,375 dollars), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,547 dollars), and Wholesale Trade ($41,151 dollars).

Households in Gulfport, MS have a median annual income of $37,243 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,037 dollars in 2016, which represents a 0.556 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Gulfport

– The Sales Tax Rate for Gulfport is 7.0 percent. The US average is 7.3 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Gulfport is 5.0 percent. The US average is 4.6 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Gulfport

– The average income of a Gulfport resident is $20,340 dollars a year. 

– The Median household income of a Gulfport resident is $36,658 dollars a year.