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Places With The Best Housing In Mississippi 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Madison, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,473
  • Madison, MS is an interesting town with lots of attractions you won't find anywhere else. It's one of the best places to bring your friends or family for a visit, and there are several local attractions
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  • Oxford, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,634
  • I love living in Oxford, Mississippi. I am a native and although I moved off several times I always come back to my roots. The city is easy to learn because you can get anywhere from Jackson Avenue,
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  • Hernando, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,227
  • Here in Hernando we enjoy a quiet, peaceful existence among wonderful neighbors and nature at her loveliest. Living in Hernando gives us access to some great schools where our kids are happy and free to
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  • Brandon, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,186
  • Living in Brandon, Mississippi affords my family the opportunity to live in a safe community. This community that I call home provides everything that a family needs. The community works together to
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  • Flowood, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,532
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  • Ridgeland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,338
  • I have been living in Ridgeland, MS for most of my life. Ridgeland is a place where I feel the safest. Within a few short steps, It has amazing stores and restaurants; therefore, I am never without
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  • Olive Branch, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,508
  • I've been living in Olive Branch, which is very close to the Tennessee border, for a while now. The city itself is great to live, and I don't have many complaints about it. The closest city is Memphis,
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  • Diamondhead, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,341
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  • Vancleave, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,380
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  • Clinton, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,411
  • I know that I've lived many places since I left Clinton, Mississippi, but my hometown still stays in my memory. Most of my past was very good living in Clinton. We didn't have the best schools, but my
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  • Ocean Springs, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,547
  • The city has very well-funded police and fire departments. Very nice place to live, no "bad" parts of town, all services you would expect for a city of 10,000 people. It's by far a better city than
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  • Pass Christian, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,302
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  • Latimer, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,824
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  • 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.
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  • Gulf Hills, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,326
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  • Gulf Park Estates, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,904
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  • Long Beach, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,450
  • Living in Long Beach, Mississippi is absolutely amazing! This place literally has it all. Located right on the Gulf of Mexico and very close to Gulfport, Mississippi, you can find everything you need
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  • 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
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  • Bay St. Louis, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,448
  • Bay St. Louis is a city that lies within Hancock County. It is a quaint town of 12,400 residents. The benefits about living here is the winter's climate, the amenities and attractions offered for the
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  • Byram, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,610
  • Living in Byram, MS has been incredible. Over the past decade, I have enjoyed serenity which has not only enhanced my cognitive ability but also my social skills. Byram, MS is a city that accommodates
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  • Tupelo, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,856
  • I lived in Tupelo for three years in the early 90’s and can honestly say I loved it. A long-time Elvis fan, I enjoyed the fact that Tupelo is the birthplace of the King. The Elvis Presley Center attracts
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  • Biloxi, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,271
  • Biloxi is a beach side city full of fun for all ages, culture, dining, gaming, history & great people. The first year we visited, I was a little intimidated by how many buildings & how "busy" the main
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  • 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
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  • West Hattiesburg, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,764
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  • Batesville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,402
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  • Senatobia, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,969
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  • Gautier, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,541
  • Living in Gautier gives me the perfect small town charming experience that I have always craved. I like living in a quiet town where everyone knows each other. I come from up north and had to get used to
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  • Canton, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,504
  • What's good out in Canton? If you ask most folks around here, they'll tell you it's got to be the cuisine! Out here every BBQ restaurant has their regulars, sometimes its one of those warm summer days
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  • New Albany, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,589
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  • St. Martin, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
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  • Waveland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,454
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  • Pearl, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,344
  • As a former resident of Pearl, Mississippi, I can attest that living in Pearl, Mississippi is an exciting experience. Pearl is a city that provides lively entertainment and tons of shopping
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  • Richland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,069
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  • Amory, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,110
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  • Pontotoc, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,906
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  • D'Iberville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,829
  • I enjoy living in D'Iberville, MS because it's on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Mississippi. The town is located north of Biloxi on what is called Back Bay. The bay is an inlet of water from the Gulf Of
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  • 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
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  • Picayune, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,732
  • Picayune, Mississippi is a fantastic place to live! We've got plenty of attractions to check out and visit, but the one that we are probably known for the most is the Teddy Bear House Museum! Learn about
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  • Pascagoula, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,163
  • This city has a very well funded police department. I tell you from the minute we took a look at those shiny cruisers, we knew that living in Pascagoula would be a safe stay. We are not promised long on
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  • 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
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  • Corinth, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,832
  • I love the history of Corinth and just being surrounded by the downtown cafes and beautiful scenery. We are known to be a family-oriented town that provides a lot of activities for the kids. We don't
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  • Booneville, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,764
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  • Grenada, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,863
  • I love the small town life in Grenada. If you like living off the beaten path but not too far from it, the way I do, you'll appreciate Grenada. The town is located in central Mississippi on I-55 which
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  • Brookhaven, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,418
  • I've been living in Brookhaven Mississippi for the last three years and have enjoyed the small town culture and the unique boutiques and shopping experiences that are part of this old school laid back
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  • Natchez, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,345
  • Natchez is like an "island" of beauty packed with nature preserves, parks and located near the Mississippi River. We have a good selection of restaurants and coffee houses. The National Historic Park is
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  • Columbus, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,833
  • Columbus is a great place to plan a vacation with family and friends, and the area is also a beautiful place to live. Here are some of the attractions that you can take advantage of to make the most of
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  • Ripley, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,336
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  • 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
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  • Moss Point, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,652
  • Here in the South, we pride ourselves on fantastic weather, friendly folk, amazing landscapes, and tasty cuisine. Moss Point, Missouri is no exception. Living in Moss Point has its ups and downsides like
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,346
  • I've been living in Cleveland Mississippi for the last 7 years with my family and we have enjoyed the historic culture and the nice and friendly environment here where your neighbors are very helpful and

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in Mississippi. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in Mississippi to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in Mississippi as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in Mississippi, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.