is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 12,527.
Geography\nGulfport is located at 27°45'2" North, 82°42'31" West (27.750605, -82.708618)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 9.9 km²
). 7.3 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 26.30% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 12,527 people, 6,246 households, and 3,154 families residing in the city. The population density
is 1,709.1/km² (4,422.2/mi²). There are 7,306 housing units at an average density of 996.8/km² (2,579.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.40% White, 7.06% African American
, 0.42% Native American
, 0.53% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. 3.47% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 6,246 households out of which 16.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.3% are married couples living together, 10.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 49.5% are non-families. 39.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.98 and the average family size is 2.63.
In the city the population is spread out with 15.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $28,809, and the median income for a family is $37,016. Males have a median income of $25,756 versus $23,347 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,801. 13.3% of the population and 9.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.2% are under the age of 18 and 8.2% are 65 or older.