Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi

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Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi
Location of Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi
Location of Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi
Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi is located in the US
Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi
Gulf Park Estates, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 30°22′37″N 88°45′38″W / 30.37694°N 88.76056°W / 30.37694; -88.76056Coordinates: 30°22′37″N 88°45′38″W / 30.37694°N 88.76056°W / 30.37694; -88.76056
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Jackson
 • Total 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,272
 • Density 1,610.1/sq mi (621.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39564
Area code(s) 228
FIPS code 28-29660
GNIS feature ID 0689021

Gulf Park Estates is a census-designated place (CDP) located south of Ocean Springs in Jackson County, Mississippi. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,272 at the 2000 census.


Gulf Park Estates is located at 30°22′37″N 88°45′38″W / 30.37694°N 88.76056°W / 30.37694; -88.76056 (30.376932, -88.760579).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (4.66%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,272 people, 1,537 households, and 1,188 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,610.1 people per square mile (622.4/km²). There were 1,624 housing units at an average density of 612.1/sq mi (236.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.90% White, 3.60% African American, 0.37% Native American, 1.54% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 1,537 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,647, and the median income for a family was $49,211. Males had a median income of $32,138 versus $26,503 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,978. About 6.0% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.


Gulf Park Estates is served by the Ocean Springs School District.

Elementary Schools (Grades PreK-3)[edit]

  • Magnolia Park Elementary School

Upper Elementary Schools (Grades 4-6)[edit]

  • Ocean Springs Upper Elementary

Public Middle Schools (Grades 7-8)[edit]

  • Ocean Springs Middle School

Public High Schools (Grades 9-12)[edit]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.