Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area

The Gulfport-Biloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in the Mississippi Gulf Coast region that covers three countiesHancock, Harrison, and Stone. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 246,190. The area was significantly impacted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A July 1, 2006, estimate placed the population at 227,904.[1] Prior to the hurricane, the area had experienced steady to moderate population growth. It is also part of the larger Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula Combined Statistical Area.

Map of Mississippi highlighting the Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area


  1. "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: [[April 1]], [[2000]] to [[July 1]], [[2006]] (CBSA-EST2006-01)" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 5, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-25. Check date values in: |date= (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)