Gulfport, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 29,593 housing units in Gulfport. This represents a 62.3% growth from 18,236 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 28,173 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,420 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gulfport is about 58.7%. Gulfport's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.9%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gulfport were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom13.40%
Two Bedrooms28.80%
Three Bedrooms45.50%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$80,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$68,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$487

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.40%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage54.10%
Debt Free33.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%