Gulfport, MS 39501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gulfport, MS 39501

Not Acceptable, USPS
GPT, MS 39501
Us Nav Const Batt, MS 39501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,091
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,814
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 898
  • County: Harrison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.385, Longitude -89.087
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gulfport, MS 39501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,919
Population in Households 21,834
Population in Familes 16,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,085
Population Density1 1,256
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 8,788
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 5,308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,841 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,947 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,356 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $90,482
Average Home Value $115,959


Median Household Income $28,324
Average Household Income $38,200
Per Capita Income $15,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.84%
Households 0.92% 1.0%
Families 0.66% 0.83%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gulfport, MS 39501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39501 to the other 416 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 92nd
Population Density1 # 20 95th
Diversity Index2 # 28 93rd
Median Household Income # 328 21st
Per Capita Income # 342 18th

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