The City of Gautier is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 30.4062 and longitude -88.6593. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Gautier, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gautier, Mississippi.
The P1 Census Class Code for Gautier indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of Gautier (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.23 sq. miles and a water area of 1.89 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gautier: West Pascagoula.
|Population in Households||19,142|
|Population in Familes||16,027|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||105|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,341 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,901 (58.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,303 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,137 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$159,307|
|Average Home Value||$191,896|
|Median Household Income||$44,093|
|Average Household Income||$57,106|
|Per Capita Income||$21,534|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
The table below compares Gautier to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 21||94th|
|Population Density1||# 127||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 35||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 55||85th|
|Per Capita Income||# 61||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.