Gautier is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 18,570 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Gautier is the 21st largest community in Mississippi.
Gautier real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Gautier house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Gautier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gautier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gautier is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gautier who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), sales jobs (10.20%), and management occupations (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Gautier has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gautier is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Gautier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Gautier overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Gautier, 21.15% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Gautier in 2010 was $21,503, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,012 for a family of four. However, Gautier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gautier is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gautier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gautier residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gautier also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gautier include Irish, English, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Gautier is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.