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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Gulfport is a town in Mississippi with a population of 71,318. Gulfport is in Harrison County. Living in Gulfport offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Gulfport there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gulfport and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Gulfport are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$118,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$841
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    374.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    35.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    118.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    729.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,928.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    400.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Gulfport

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,243
National
$55,322
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Gulfport Reviews

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Gulfport, Ms is a great city to live in, the community is nice and you don’t have to worry about being involved in any conflicts with others that you my see. It’s nice. I enjoy the nice views- the shopping malls, the large variety of banks and also the different types of restaurants; soul food, Mexican, organic and sports bar. With me having a child/children have lots of places to chose from if it my be with there parents or just friends too go and hand out, like the movie theater, trampoline parks- racetrack and many more places in the surrounding areas on the coast anywhere from Biloxi, Long Beach , Ocean Springs, and many more. The Casinos have high price seafood bars and a new selection of table games to slot machines! Check- Out theses location and you want regret the time you’ve spend.
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I have lived here most of my life. I love the MS Gulf Coast! Great places in downtown Gulfport to eat and fun night life. Great town for kids featuring Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Beaches, Gulfport Harbor and a new Aquarium coming in 2020.
Gulfport is a pretty ordinary city to reside in. There are nice neighborhoods and not so nice neighborhoods. Gulfport has a lot of great establishments that serve amazing food products. The only issue with some of these establishments is that most restaurants serve fried food and that can be a serious health issue since it is a huge part of Gulf Coast culture to eat fried food of every sort. Sometimes crime can be a bit of an issue, but Gulfport Police Department is always on neighborhood watch no matter where you live.