The 2016 Gulfport, Mississippi, population is 71,856. There are 1,293 people per square mile (population density).
The median age is 34.6. The US median is 37.4. 42.09% of people in Gulfport, Mississippi, are married. 15.53% are divorced.
The average household size is 2.49 people. 23.42% of people are married, with children. 28.71% have children, but are single.
54.35% of people are white, 35.61% are black, 1.24% are asian, 0.31% are native american, and 0.22% claim 'Other'.
5.94% of the people in Gulfport, Mississippi, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 94.06% are non-hispanic).