Gulfport, Mississippi

Gulfport: The second most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi. It is located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Gulfport is known for its many beaches, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Gulfport Fishing Pier and the Gulfport Museum of Coastal History.


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 71,438 inhabitants.

The city was created 182 years ago in 1840.

Gulfport locator map
Location of Gulfport on Mississippi map.

Quick Facts about Gulfport

Population : 71,438 (2020)
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 (182 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:51:21 (5th December 2023)
Postal code : 39501
Density : 431 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.1% (2010-2020)
Weather : 45℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Gulfport Sign image
Gulfport Sign
Gulfport Sign image


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

Gulfport map


Gulfport forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph. more


The population of Gulfport increased by 5.1% in 10 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
2020 71,438 -0.37% 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, .


  • Gary Rath (American baseball player) he was born in 10/01/1973
  • Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (American basketball player) he was born in 09/03/1969
  • Harry Sneed (American writer) he was born in 14/03/1940
  • Keith Edmonson (American basketball player) he was born in 28/09/1960
  • Lee James (American weightlifter) he was born in 31/10/1953
  • Jonathan Murray (television producer) he was born in 26/10/1955
  • Lem Barney (Player of American football) he was born in 08/09/1945
  • Albennie Jones (American singer) she was born in 29/11/1914
  • Tim Young (American baseball player) he was born in 15/10/1973
  • Symba Smith (American actress) she was born in 06/07/1970
  • Josh Hayes (American motorcycle racer) he was born in 04/04/1975
  • Tramaine Brock (American football player) he was born in 20/08/1988
  • Obed Sullivan (American boxer) he was born in 17/01/1968
  • Billy Truax (American football player) he was born in 15/07/1943
  • Bill Melton (American baseball player) he was born in 07/07/1945
  • Cedric Scott (American football player) he was born in 19/10/1977
  • Curt Knight (American football player) he was born in 14/04/1943
  • Deanna Favre (American activist) she was born in 29/12/1968

Schools in Gulfport

College & universities near Gulfport, MS

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, MS

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

Post offices near Gulfport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Gulfpor Post Office Gulfport (MS) 39501
East Station Post Office Gulfport (MS) 39507
Long Beach Post Office Long Beach (MS) 39560
Gulfpor Post Office Gulfport (MS) 39503
West Bilox Post Office Biloxi (MS) 39531

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Harrison County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harrison County , MS.

City Name Population Title
West Gulfport 71,329 A census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Biloxi 46,127 The most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Long Beach 16,125 City in Mississippi, United States
D'Iberville 13,981 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States
Pass Christian 6,500 City in the U.
Saucier 1,342 Census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi

Distance to Other Cities

Gulfport distances to largest Mississippi cities