Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area
The Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula Combined Statistical Area is made up of five counties in the Mississippi Gulf Coast region. The statistical area consists of the Gulfport-Biloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Pascagoula Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the CSA had a population of 396,754 The area was significantly impacted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A July 1, 2006 estimate placed the population at 380,309. Prior to the hurricane, the area had experienced steady to moderate population growth.
- "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population for Counties of Mississippi: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 22, 2007. http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/tables/CO-EST2006-01-28.csv. Retrieved 2007-4-5.