The unemployment rate in Hattiesburg is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hattiesburg jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hattiesburg's cost of living is 17.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Forrest county remained strongly Republican, 54.6% to 43.5%. More Voting Stats
Hattiesburg's population is 45,806 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Hattiesburg is Real Estate: $152,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.
Hattiesburg public schools spend $10,880 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Hattiesburg. More Education