Gulfport, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Gulfport, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Gulfport had a population of 12,527 as of July 1, 2018. Gulfport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gulfport is located at latitude 27.7464 and longitude -82.7099 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gulfport (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 1.13 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Gulfport (GNIS ID: 2403772) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gulfport is located within St. Petersburg CCD of Pinellas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gulfport: Gulf Port.

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Gulfport, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,527
Population in Households 12,374
Population in Familes 7,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density2 4,542
Diversity Index3 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,642
Average Household Income $66,204
Per Capita Income $34,041

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,865 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,428 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,378 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $187,781
Average Home Value $267,767
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,293
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 2,900
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.63%
Households 0.37% 0.6%
Families 0.04% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Gulfport, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulfport to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 284 69th
Population Density # 145 84th
Diversity Index # 589 36th
Median Household Income # 624 32nd
Per Capita Income # 271 71st

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