Gulfport is located close to the center of Florida. Gulfport is part of Pinellas County. Gulfport has 2.76 square miles of land area and 1.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gulfport population is 12,102, which has shrunk 3.39% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gulfport median household income is $38,315 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.62% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gulfport median house value is $135,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 102.10% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 48.06% and is much higher 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 Gulfport is better than the state average in quality.