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.
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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gautier who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), sales jobs (8.76%), and management occupations (8.10%).
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.
Gautier is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Gautier who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.81% of the adults in Gautier have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gautier in 2010 was $22,514, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,056 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. 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.