Gulfport Harrison County, Mississippi

Gulfport: City in Mississippi

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About

Gulfport is a city located in the county of Harrison in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 67,793 and a population density of 409 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 71,705 inhabitants.

The city was created 180 years ago in 1840.

Geography

Gulfport is located at 30°22'3"N 89°5'34"W (30.3674200, -89.0928200).

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Gulfport Sign

Weather

Gulfport forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. more

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Gulfport Quick Facts

Population : 71,705 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Harrison County
Phone Area Codes : 228
Area : 165.78 km2
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1841 (180 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 16:40:28 (3rd August 2021)
Postal code : 39501
Density : 433 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.46% (2010-2019)
Weather : 86℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Gulfport increased by 5.46% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,793 - census
2011 68,865 1.56% estimation process
2012 69,782 1.31% estimation process
2013 70,801 1.44% estimation process
2014 71,173 0.52% estimation process
2015 71,346 0.24% estimation process
2016 71,518 0.24% estimation process
2017 71,945 0.59% estimation process
2018 71,771 -0.24% estimation process
2019 71,705 -0.09% estimation process

Gulfport zip code is 39501. County name: Harrison, County fips: 28047

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People born in Gulfport (66)

People born in Gulfport, including Talk show host, author, entrepreneur, advocate, philanthropist Tavis Smiley, former football quarterback Brett Favre, ragtime and jazz pianist, bandleader and composer Jelly Roll Morton, you can see a list of people who born in Gulfport.

Schools

College & universities near Gulfport

Code Name City ZIP
175494 Chris Beauty College Gulfport (MS) 39501
441502 Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Gulfport (MS) 39503
176071 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston (MS) 39573

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gulfport

Code Name Address Type
GUG Gulfport, MS 10015 US Highway 49 BUS
BIG Biloxi, MS 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard BUS
PIC Picayune US 11 at Tate Street RAIL
SDL Slidell 1827 Front Street RAIL
MOG Mobile Bus Station 2545 Government Blvd. BUS

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Harrison County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harrison County , MS.

City Name Population Title
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Biloxi 46,212 City in Harrison County, Mississippi
Long Beach 16,023 City in Mississippi, United States
D'Iberville 14,012 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States
Pass Christian 6,307 City in the U.
Saucier 1,342 Census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi
Lyman 1,277
De Lisle 1,147

Distance to Other Cities

Gulfport distances to largest Mississippi cities

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