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Population (year 2000): 12,527. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,661 (+1.1% change)
Males: 5,889 (47.0%), Females: 6,638 (53.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 47.3 years
Median household income: $28,809 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Gulfport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
  • Black (7.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Irish (13.5%), English (12.9%), Italian (8.3%), United States (7.8%), French (4.3%).

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Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Gulfport,

For population 25 years and over in Gulfport

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gulfport city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

9.3% Foreign born (5.5% Europe, 2.0% Latin America, 1.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +676 (+5.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Petersburg, FL St. (3.6 miles pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (881.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pasadena, FL (2.2 miles South Pete Beach, FL St. (2.9 miles Petersburg, FL St. (3.6 miles Island, FL Treasure (4.3 miles City, FL Kenneth (4.5 miles Verde, FL Tierra (4.9 miles and East Lealman, FL (5.0 miles West Beach, FL Madeira (6.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $353,900
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $328,500
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $278,400
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $262,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $419,600

Latitude: 27.75 N, Longitude: 82.71 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Retail trade (12.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,484 (-19.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 592 (11.6%)


 

Crime in Gulfport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 8.0 0.0
Rapes 1 6 4 3 3 7
    per 100,000 8.0 47.9 31.9 23.9 23.9 55.9
Robberies 36 28 30 45 33 39
    per 100,000 287.4 223.5 239.5 359.2 263.4 311.3
Assaults 76 60 68 54 40 59
    per 100,000 606.7 479.0 542.8 431.1 319.3 471.0
Burglaries 216 132 140 179 170 248
    per 100,000 1724.3 1053.7 1117.6 1428.9 1357.1 1979.7
Thefts 486 375 442 393 389 307
    per 100,000 3879.6 2993.5 3528.4 3137.2 3105.3 2450.7
Auto thefts 72 63 80 53 72 56
    per 100,000 574.8 502.9 638.6 423.1 574.8 447.0
532.6 415.7 471.6 462.9 425.6 482.3


Average climate in Gulfport, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gulfport,

Gulfport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Gulfport city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gulfport:
  • PALMS OF PASADENA HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)
  • ST PETERSBURG MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)
  • ST ANTHONYS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SAINT PETERSBURG, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gulfport:
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 11 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 15 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 20 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gulfport:
  • ALBERT WHITTED (about 7 miles; ST PETERSBURG, FL; ID: SPG)
  • CLEARWATER AIR PARK (about 16 miles; CLEARWATER, FL; ID: CLW)
  • AIRPORT MANATEE (about 16 miles; PALMETTO, FL; ID: 48X)

Amtrak stations near Gulfport:
  • 7 miles: PINELLAS PARK (PARK BLVD. AT U.S. 19) - Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: CLEARWATER (20967 U.S. 19) - Bus Station

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 5 $13,463 $32,311 11 $9,549
Other and Unallocable 9 $27,721 $36,961 3 $2,285
Police - Other 10 $25,649 $30,778 5 $3,208
Police Protection - Officers 29 $105,032 $43,461 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $25,764 $38,646 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 17 $40,456 $28,557 14 $8,776
Fire - Other 2 $4,455 $26,730 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $16,521 $49,563 0 $0
Sewerage 1 $2,132 $25,584 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 14 $33,325 $28,564 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $17,756 $30,438 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   7 $5,136
Streets and Highways 2 $5,074 $30,444 0 $0
Firefighters 12 $36,896 $36,896 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $12,487 $37,461 0 $0
Totals for Government 124 $366,734 $35,490 40 $28,955


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gulfport:
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; TAMPA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 21 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 30 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 56 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
Public high school in Gulfport:
  • BOCA CIEGA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,067; Location: 924 58TH STREET, S; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gulfport:
  • GULFPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 2014 52ND STREET, S; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HAMILTON DISSTON SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 5125 11TH AVENUE, S; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Gulfport:
  • MOST HOLY NAME CATHOLIC ELEMEN (Students: 165; Location: 5825 17TH AVE SO; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUNFLOWER PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 5313 27TH AVENUE S; Grades: UG - UG)
  • WALDEN SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 2728 53RD STREET SOUTH; Grades: 6 - 8)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • St. Petersburg College is another educational facility within close proximity to Gulfport with several campuses in Pinellas County, the closest located at 66th St. and 5th Avenue. added by Pam

Notable location: Gulfport Channel Range Front Light (A).

Shopping Center: Gulfpost Plaza-Disston Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Gulfport include: Bay Point Christian Church (A), Grace Bible Church (B), Bethel Lutheran Church (C).

Cemeteries: Lincoln Cemetery (1), Royal Palm of Saint Petersburg (2).

Park in Gulfport: Hoyt Park (1).


Gulfport compared to Florida state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gulfport:
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWBA (1040 AM; 4 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WWMI (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMD (680 AM; 1 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ZGS BROADCASTING OF TAMPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gulfport:
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFTI-FM (91.7 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Gulfport:
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMOR-LP (Channel 63; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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