Gautier is located in south Mississippi. Gautier is part of Jackson County. Gautier has 30.23 square miles of land area and 1.89 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gautier population is 18,581, which has grown 59.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gautier median household income is $45,934 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 11.37% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gautier median house value is $112,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 41.18% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gautier is better than the state average in quality. The Gautier area code is 228.