Mississippi Cost of Living

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Mississippi cost of living score
Less expensive
21.3% lower
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Mississippi average
Mississippi gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 78.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 21.3% lower than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Mississippi.


Housing costs in Mississippi?
A typical home costs $155,300, which is 54.1% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Mississippi home, at $155,300. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Mississippi costs $890 per month, which is 37.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $890.

Can I afford Mississippi?
To live comfortably in Mississippi, a minimum annual income of $29,880 for a family, and $29,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Mississippi?
Mississippi State is known for its relatively low cost of living. Groceries, transportation, and housing costs are all below the national average in Mississippi State. Additionally, utilities are extremely affordable due to the state’s mild climate year round. The low cost of living makes it an attractive option for retirees and those looking to move to a more affordable area with a slower lifestyle. In addition, Mississippi State enjoys plenty of natural beauty and outdoor activities that can be enjoyed even on a budget.
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Over 10 years ago

There is always some type of employment opportunity here in Mississippi. You just have to be open minded and look at all the possibilities. Sometimes a change in  More

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Over 11 years ago

I just recently moved back to Mississippi from TN. I lived in Jackson before my move to TN and it was decent. I am looking to move from Hattiesburg because it is  More

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Mississippi as a whole has a wonderful quality of living. It is a very nice place for a person to live in after  More

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