Gulfport Jobs

  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Runs

    Marten Transport - Gulfport, MS

    NOW OFFERING DRY VAN RUNS! Marten Transport is hiring qualified drivers for dedicated driving opportunities pulling Refrigerated & Dry Van trailers. In addition to offering...

    from Marten Transport - 10 days ago
  • Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Gulfport, MS

    Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel...

    from Army National Guard - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Gulfport, MS

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 6 days ago
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Gulfport, Mississippi

Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi. It is the larger of two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city of Gulport had a total population of 71,127. Gulfport is co-county seat with Biloxi of Harrison County, Mississippi. Gulfport is the east coast home to the US Navy Seabees. On August 29, 2005, Gulfport was hit by the strong east side of Hurricane Katrina, and much of Gulfport was flooded or destroyed . Much of Gulfport was also severely damaged by Hurricane Camille on August 17, 1969. __TOC__

Gulfport Careers

Among the most common occupations in Gulfport are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 19%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Gulfport, Mississippi work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Gulfport Industries

The leading industries in Gulfport, Mississippi are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 12%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Gulfport job listings indicate that the following industries in Gulfport are hiring the most workers:

Gulfport Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Gulfport, Mississippi is $31,097, and the median income of households in Gulfport was $34,055.
 

Average Salaries in Gulfport, MS

Gulfport, MS

$31,000
 

According to our Gulfport Trends data, the number of Gulfport, Mississippi jobs has not changed since October 2013.
Gulfport job trends

Gulfport Employment Statistics

Population of Gulfport
Total population 66,388
Male 47.23%
Female 52.77%
Median age 35.2
  
Gulfport Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.6%
Median cost of a home $92,100
Median mortgage payment $629
Renter-occupied homes 37.4%
Vacant housing 14.1%
Median monthly rent $634
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $22,120
Median for all male full-time $38,300
Median for all female full-time $23,894
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 6%
  
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 54%
Black or African American 40%
Asian 4%
Other 3%
  
Gulfport Commute
Carpool 0.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 24 minutes