The City of Gautier had a population of 19,534 as of July 1, 2016. Gautier ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Gautier is located at latitude 30.4062 and longitude -88.6593 in Jackson County. 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. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.
The City of Gautier (GNIS ID: 2403686) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gautier population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gautier: West Pascagoula.
|Population in Households||19,436|
|Population in Familes||16,211|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||98|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,524 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,862 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,443 (28.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,220 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,269|
|Average Home Value||$149,691|
|Median Household Income||$45,106|
|Average Household Income||$59,198|
|Per Capita Income||$22,389|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
The table below compares Gautier to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 32||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 65||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 67||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.