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Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area


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2022 population: 420,782   ( 50,080 from 2010)
Land area: 2215.9 square miles
Population density: 189.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:281,570 66.92% 7.7%
Black:92,07821.88% 24.7%
Indian:1,6720.40% 16.5%
Asian:10,1742.42% 13.3%
2+ races:9,8342.34% 40.8%
Hispanic:25,4546.05% 43.3%
Total non-White:139,21233.08% 27.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:10,186 12.4
Deaths:11,15313.5
Net Migration: 4,2625.2
Net Immigration: 5860.7
Change in White population:20,245 5.5
Change in Non-White pop.:29,835 8.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
370,702
261,32570.49%
73,81819.91%
1,4350.39%
8,9802.42%
6,9851.88%
17,7614.79%
109,37729.51%

2000
363,988
271,78274.67%
69,92719.21%
1,4610.40%
7,4962.06%
4,4871.23%
8,4922.33%
92,20625.33%

1990
312,368
242,87277.75%
58,72018.80%
8700.28%
5,2191.67%
n/a
4,6871.50%
69,49622.25%

1980
300,217
236,88578.90%
54,11318.02%
8820.29%
2,4540.82%
n/a
5,5761.86%
63,33221.10%

1970
239,944
196,76782.01%
38,92716.22%
2110.09%
5010.21%
n/a
3,2871.37%
43,177 17.99%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
48,450 13.3
30,5598.4
-27,216-7.5
1,8920.5
-10,457 -2.9
17,171 4.7
1990's
NumberRate
51,539 16.5
29,7909.5
17,0895.5
1,7070.5
28,910 9.3
22,710 7.3
1980's
NumberRate
53,673 17.9
23,592 7.9
-15,982 -5.3
n/a
5,987 2.0
6,164 2.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
21,864 9.1
n/a
40,118 16.7
20,155 8.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.3
94,775 22.5%
326,007 77.5%
69,526 16.5%
160,400
2.54
106,446 66.4%
73,025 68.6%
14,167 13.3%
53,954 33.6%

2010
NumberPercent
36.7
91,951 24.8%
278,751 75.2%
45,978 12.4%
141,061
2.58
97,157 68.9%
65,976 67.9%
13,127 13.5%
43,904 31.1%

2000
NumberPercent
34.8
96,337 26.5%
267,651 73.5%
40,620 11.2%
136,263
2.60
96,772 71.0%
71,922 74.3%
11,644 12.0%
39,491 29.0%

1990
NumberPercent
31.4
88,519 28.3%
223,849 71.7%
33,392 10.7%
111,740
2.72
83,963 75.1%
65,765 78.3%
8,856 10.5%
27,777 24.9%

1980
NumberPercent
27.0
96,818 32.2%
203,399 67.8%
23,876 8.0%
97,901
2.95
76,737 78.4%
63,655 83.0%
7,045 9.2%
21,164 21.6%

2022 Housing Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units184,367 
Median Value$176,293 
Occupied160,40087.0%
Vacant23,96713.0%
Owned107,60767.1%
Rented52,79332.9%
Median Rent$999 
Single-Family Units132,15271.7%
    Detached127,93669.4%
    Attached4,2162.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units24,17213.1%
Mobile Homes17,3519.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00010,6926.7%
$10,000 to $14,9998,6115.4%
$15,000 to $19,9997,7544.8%
$20,000 to $24,9997,1264.4%
$25,000 to $29,9997,2474.5%
$30,000 to $34,9997,5324.7%
$35,000 to $39,9996,7104.2%
$40,000 to $44,9997,2404.5%
$45,000 to $49,9997,5254.7%
$50,000 to $59,99912,0967.5%
$60,000 to $74,99916,03810.0%
$75,000 to $99,99920,56112.8%
$100,000 to $124,99914,7179.2%
$125,000 to $149,9999,2155.7%
$150,000 to $199,9999,4155.9%
$200,000 or more7,9214.9%
Median Household Income57,786 
Per Capita Income31,256 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI10,7816.7%
Public Assistance4,6342.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps22,89114.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed155,93663.7%
Unemployed13,7565.6%
In Armed Forces6,0482.5%
Total Labor Force175,74071.8%
Not in Labor Force69,10028.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector60,99954,05453.0%
Non-Profit3,3716,17935.3%
Self-Employed9,8556,77559.3%
Local Government5,4797,78941.3%
State Government3,4045,59137.8%
Federal Government5,8125,30352.3%
Total Private + Self70,85460,82953.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.18,06624,86242.1%
Total88,92085,69150.9%
Pct. Govt.19.1%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts22,96913.1%
Sales and Office Occupations36,20720.7%
Professional, Technical40,18523.0%
Service Occupations34,64119.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing8460.5%
All others41,08723.5%
White Collar 56.7%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance26,878503.1%
Manufacturing18,372343.9%
Retail trade18,032337.6%
Accommodation and food services15,727294.4%
Educational services14,910279.1%
Construction13,443251.6%
Public administration11,114208.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation9,232172.8%
Other services8,199153.5%
Professional, scientific, technical7,410138.7%
Transportation and warehousing7,205134.9%
Finance and insurance5,894110.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5,752107.7%
Wholesale trade3,05157.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,92954.8%
Utilities2,46546.1%
Information2,05138.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,49928.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction80415.1%
Management1222.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,6941.86%
Puerto Rican5,5101.33%
Cuban6690.16%
Dominican1,4290.35%
Total Central American3,6360.88%
Costa Rican1710.04%
Guatemalan8310.20%
Honduran1,8760.45%
Nicaraguan570.01%
Panamanian4470.11%
Salvadoran2540.06%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1,1500.28%
Argentinean310.01%
Bolivian670.02%
Chilean210.01%
Colombian4420.11%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2830.07%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan3060.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3,6540.89%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese3,9550.96%
Filipino1,9120.46%
Indian6780.16%
Chinese5090.12%
Korean3720.09%
Japanese1890.05%
Thai1310.03%
Cambodian600.01%
Hmong190.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English365,14994.0%
Spanish13,4033.4%
Vietnamese2,8520.7%
Other Indo-European1,8060.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,0700.3%
Tagalog9540.2%
German, other Germanic7830.2%
Other6920.2%
Other Asian6060.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American45,46311.0%
English42,66410.3%
Irish35,8848.7%
German33,5858.1%
French23,1075.6%
Italian13,7073.3%
Scottish7,9121.9%
European5,3591.3%
Scotch-Irish5,1891.3%
Polish4,3651.1%
French Canadian3,0690.7%
Dutch2,5090.6%
British2,5040.6%
Norwegian2,1540.5%
African1,8190.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen406,73098.5%
Not a citizen6,0591.5%
Native398,29896.5%
Foreign-born14,4913.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
10,293 3.6%21,110 7.5%81,173 28.8%102,066 36.2%41,776 14.8%25,892 9.2%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 10,293 3.6%
9-12 Years 21,110 7.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 81,173 28.8%
Some College 102,066 36.2%
Bach. Degree 41,776 14.8%
Grad Degree 25,892 9.2%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 290,964 270,907 20,057 6.9%
1991 295,036 274,946 20,090 6.8%
1992 306,417 284,390 22,027 7.2%
1993 325,864 307,307 18,557 5.7%
1994 339,330 320,663 18,667 5.5%
1995 335,142 314,328 20,814 6.2%
1996 336,356 319,115 17,241 5.1%
1997 339,890 323,571 16,319 4.8%
1998 347,045 333,812 13,233 3.8%
1999 360,684 347,398 13,286 3.7%
2000 360,552 342,640 17,912 5.0%
2001 355,568 338,691 16,877 4.7%
2002 352,697 332,591 20,106 5.7%
2003 356,964 338,300 18,664 5.2%
2004 360,696 341,606 19,090 5.3%
2005 365,205 327,396 37,809 10.4%
2006 329,557 300,879 28,678 8.7%
2007 340,313 321,930 18,383 5.4%
2008 344,203 324,709 19,494 5.7%
2009 340,836 314,107 26,729 7.8%
2010 360,611 328,719 31,892 8.8%
2011 367,731 333,475 34,256 9.3%
2012 361,188 330,451 30,737 8.5%
2013 346,460 318,719 27,741 8.0%
2014 336,655 312,033 24,622 7.3%
2015 338,729 316,770 21,959 6.5%
2016 341,116 320,339 20,777 6.1%
2017 339,620 321,080 18,540 5.5%
2018 339,256 321,649 17,607 5.2%
2019 343,069 323,552 19,517 5.7%
2020 342,717 310,975 31,742 9.3%
2021 344,903 325,719 19,184 5.6%
2022 343,253 329,577 13,676 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com