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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Mississippi 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score61
  • Aberdeen, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,427
59
  • Louisville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,373
61
  • Laurel, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,806
59
  • West Point, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,042
  • This is a retired town. Mostly elderly and single families live here. There are a few places to see around here. The cost of living is inexpensive. You hear about crime in a few spots that have frequent
63
  • Ripley, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,336
62
  • Columbia, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,292
59
  • Clarksdale, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,994
69
  • Grenada, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,863
72
  • Pontotoc, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,906
68
  • Booneville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,764
55
  • Meridian, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,094
  • I have called Meridian, MS my home for over 30 years. I discover something new each time I delve a little farther into the history of the city and explore what the city has to offer. Some might say that
51
  • Holly Springs, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,591
65
  • Amory, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,110
62
  • Columbus, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,833
53
  • Yazoo City, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,336
66
  • Kosciusko, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,208
56
  • Forest, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,700
72
  • New Albany, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,589
59
  • Indianola, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,047
60
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 46,846
  • Living in Hattiesburg, MS for 10 years has been a journey. There are some neighborhoods where I don't like to go, but if I visit the downtown area, I feel like I've stepped back in time. There are older
59
  • Greenwood, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,780
71
  • Tupelo, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,856
64
  • Cleveland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,346
55
  • Vicksburg, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,320
51
  • Greenville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,612
56
  • Philadelphia, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,399
56
  • Jackson, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 172,039
  • The entire state sucks, including Jackson. I used to live there. Long history of poverty, violence, racism, and corruption in government. The schools are terrible and you'll develop an accent nobody
62
  • Horn Lake, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,785
  • This place is straight out of a Dukes of Hazard episode, complete with Boss Hogg, Sheriff Rasco Coltrane, racist cops, conspiring lawyers, and a highly questionable court system. You know you see those
61
  • Corinth, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,832
64
  • Brookhaven, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,418
72
  • Petal, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,736
  • Petal, Mississippi is quickly becoming THE destination for young families and retirees, looking for a community to call home. With one of the best school systems in the entire state, there is no wonder
57
  • Natchez, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,345
56
  • McComb, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,732
63
  • Batesville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,402
61
  • Senatobia, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,969
71
  • West Hattiesburg, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,764
73
  • Starkville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,011
  • Starkville is a clean city. The air is clean & the seasons are lovely. The people are pleasant and welcoming. It is easy to get around town & there are lots of nice fast food places to eat. Traffic is
58
  • Moss Point, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,652
68
  • Pearl, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,344
60
  • Canton, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,504
67
  • Pascagoula, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,163
64
  • Richland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,069
71
  • Southaven, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,816
  • After living in Florida for the first part of my life, I moved to Southaven when I was 25. The area is completely different as I am accustomed to going to the beach every day and relaxing in the sun.
57
  • St. Martin, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
60
  • Waveland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,454
63
  • Gulfport, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 71,265
  • We have visited Gulfport a number of times & each time we visit, we find something new to experience. The Lynn Meadows Discovery center is designed for younger kids but is so much fun for the whole
61
  • Gautier, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,541
65
  • D'Iberville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,829
65
  • Byram, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,610
58
  • Picayune, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,732

Finding an affordable place to live in Mississippi is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Mississippi that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Mississippi. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Mississippi.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Mississippi with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Mississippi, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Mississippi, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.