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Gulfport, Mississippi (MS) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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Poverty rates in Gulfport, MS

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
Gulfport:

19.2%
Whole state:

20.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
Gulfport:

11.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Gulfport:

18.9%
Mississippi:

21.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 25.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Gulfport:

34.1%
Mississippi:

30.7%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Gulfport:

26.1%
Mississippi:

29.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 23.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Gulfport:

34.1%
Mississippi:

32.0%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

66.3%
Residents above poverty level:

36.3%

Poverty by age in Gulfport, MS

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gulfport
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Gulfport,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 37.7%Under 5 years
  • 50.6%5 years
  • 26.4%6 to 11 years
  • 35.9%12 to 14 years
  • 44.4%15 years
  • 48.9%16 and 17 years
  • 13.6%18 to 24 years
  • 11.6%25 to 34 years
  • 8.3%35 to 44 years
  • 5.9%45 to 54 years
  • 8.6%55 to 64 years
  • 10.9%65 to 74 years
  • 4.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gulfport
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Gulfport,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 21.0%Under 5 years
  • 17.7%5 years
  • 25.1%6 to 11 years
  • 25.1%12 to 14 years
  • 62.1%16 and 17 years
  • 21.1%18 to 24 years
  • 17.4%25 to 34 years
  • 36.8%35 to 44 years
  • 22.9%45 to 54 years
  • 21.5%55 to 64 years
  • 9.8%65 to 74 years
  • 8.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gulfport, MS
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Gulfport,MS (% below half of poverty level)
  • 10.3%Under 5 years
  • 11.6%5 years
  • 10.7%6 to 11 years
  • 7.7%12 to 14 years
  • 12.1%15 years
  • 11.5%16 and 17 years
  • 11.0%18 to 24 years
  • 5.9%25 to 34 years
  • 5.6%35 to 44 years
  • 5.2%45 to 54 years
  • 4.4%55 to 64 years
  • 4.2%65 to 74 years
  • 4.1%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Gulfport, MS

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gulfport, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gulfport, MS (%)
  • 15.0%White
  • 26.9%Black
  • 25.4%American Indian
  • 20.8%Asian
  • 38.3%Other race
  • 32.2%2+ races
  • 24.8%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Gulfport, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Gulfport, MS (absolute numbers)
  • 5,465White
  • 6,487Black
  • 92American Indian
  • 205Asian
  • 307Other race
  • 5502+ races
  • 1,053Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 19.8%Below poverty level
  • 80.2%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 7.7%Below poverty level
  • 92.3%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Gulfport, MS

Children below poverty level:
Gulfport, Mississippi:

42.9%
State:

29.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Gulfport:

19.0%
Mississippi:

24.4%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Gulfport:

44.9%
Mississippi:

51.7%
Poor families by family type
  • 13.2%Married-couple family
  • 7.4%Male, no wife present
  • 79.4%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Gulfport not in families by work experience
  • 3.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 30.9%Worked part-time
  • 65.2%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 7.8%One full-time, other part-time
  • 16.8%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 21.1%Both worked part-time
  • 28.4%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 25.8%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 1.6%1999 to 2000
  • 4.6%1995 to 1998
  • 4.6%1990 to 1994
  • 12.1%1980 to 1989
  • 21.1%1970 to 1979
  • 20.3%1960 to 1969
  • 14.7%1950 to 1959
  • 9.7%1940 to 1949
  • 11.4%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 2.3%1999 to 2000
  • 8.5%1995 to 1998
  • 5.7%1990 to 1994
  • 13.8%1980 to 1989
  • 24.2%1970 to 1979
  • 21.5%1960 to 1969
  • 12.9%1950 to 1959
  • 5.4%1940 to 1949
  • 5.7%1939 or earlier
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