Gulfport Population Charts

Gulfport, a sleepy beach town nestled between bustling St. Petersburg and the Gulf of Mexico, is often overlooked by sunshine-bound tourists. However, the quaint, funky city is slowly gaining popularity among snowbirds and each year, more tourists flock to this waterfront village to get away from the mainstream hubbub in search of “old Florida” small town charm. As the country’s real estate market continues to rise, more people are finding seasonal and year-round homes in Gulfport. The graph below shows the increase in Gulfport’s population over the last fifteen years:

 

Compared to its neighboring beach towns of St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island and Madeira Beach, Gulfport is the most popular.

 

However, while Gulfport’s popularity is on a slow rise, it is still dramatically smaller compared to highly sought out Florida destinations like Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Key West and Orlando.

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