Mississippi 

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Population

2,966,786

+1.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$39,464

Median Home Price

$141,900

Median Age

36.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.8 / 7.1

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Mississippi

October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the state of Mississippi, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

State: Mississippi
County: Hinds, Harrison, 82 total
Metro Area: Jackson, Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, 22 total
City: Jackson, Gulfport, 361 total
Zip Codes: 38654, 39503, 38655, 39759, 39047, 39110, 39401, 39402, 39564, 38671, 423 total
Cost of Living: -18.9% lower


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Mississippi, wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mississippi is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mississippi jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mississippi's cost of living is 18.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mississippi's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the state of Mississippi, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Mississippi remained very strongly Republican, 57.6% to 41.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mississippi's population is 2,966,786 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mississippi is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%.

SCHOOLS
Mississippi public schools spend $8,871 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Mississippi. More Education



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Housing Market in Mississippi

It's a good time to buy in Mississippi. Home Appreciation is up 8.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mississippi is .

Reviews for Mississippi   19 Reviews
Jobs? - 3/25/2014
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... Read More

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Hattiesburg The Hub City - 10/26/2013
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... Read More

Mississippi: The South's Most Hospitable State - 7/25/2012
Mississippi as a whole has a wonderful quality of living. It is a very nice place for a person to live in after... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MISSISSIPPI
38654, 39503, 38655, 39759, 39047, 39110, 39401, 39402, 39564, 38671, 423 total

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