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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMississippi

Economic Statistics

Gulfport, Mississippi,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over54,680100.0
In labor force34,76063.6
Civilian labor force
32,44859.3
Employed
30,13355.1
Unemployed
2,3154.2
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
2,3124.2
Not in labor force19,92036.4
Females 16 years and over28,006100.0
In labor force16,43858.7
Civilian labor force
16,14757.7
Employed
15,13154.0
Own children under 6 years5,693100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,86067.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over31,692100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone25,06879.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,32213.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)2180.7
Walked1,1213.5
Other means4131.3
Worked at home5501.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over30,133100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations8,07926.8
Service occupations7,07823.5
Sales and office occupations8,25327.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations720.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,18110.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,47011.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1690.6
Construction2,3827.9
Manufacturing2,0576.8
Wholesale trade6142.0
Retail trade3,89612.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,3424.5
Information6732.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,6955.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,7585.8
Educational, health and social services5,87419.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,30220.9
Other services (except public administration)1,3584.5
Public administration2,0136.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers22,76475.5
Government workers5,60318.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7105.7
Unpaid family workers560.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households27,054100.0
Less than $10,0003,63113.4
$10,000 to $14,9992,2618.4
$15,000 to $24,9994,31415.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,11615.2
$35,000 to $49,9994,53916.8
$50,000 to $74,9994,62617.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,0227.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,0493.9
$150,000 to $199,9991620.6
$200,000 or more3341.2
Median household income (dollars)32,779(X)
With earnings21,47879.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,222(X)
With Social Security income7,15226.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,421(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7186.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,519(X)
With public assistance income8463.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,210(X)
With retirement income5,12819.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
20,884(X)
Families17,803100.0
Less than $10,0001,5678.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,2587.1
$15,000 to $24,9992,51814.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,45313.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,32018.6
$50,000 to $74,9993,73421.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,6509.3
$100,000 to $149,9998865.0
$150,000 to $199,9991480.8
$200,000 or more2691.5
Median family income (dollars)39,213(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,554(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,220(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,736(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,509(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
With related children under 18 years2,054(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
With related children under 5 years
1,002(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,698(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.6
With related children under 18 years1,495(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.3
With related children under 5 years
693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.0
Individuals12,023(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
18 years and over7,331(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.7
65 years and over
1,105(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
Related children under 18 years4,566(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,238(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,507(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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