City of Hattiesburg, MS
Hattiesburg is located in Lamar County in Mississippi. The median income is $26,328 and the median home value is $117,000. The unemployment rate is 14.26% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 16.8 minutes to work each day. The population is 44% White, 53% Black, 2% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Hattiesburg, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Hattiesburg has a Walk Score® of 35.
Median Household Income$26,328
Median Home Price$117,000
With its Pinebelt in Bloom program and strong partnerships with area green thumbs, the Area Development Partnership is augmenting Hattiesburg’s natural beauty one bloom at a time.
Hattiesburg provides a hub of activity for all ages to enjoy. While the young reap the benefits of the city's two universities, University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey, the retirees that flock to Hattiesburg can also enjoy the perks of living in a college town. The biggest draw of this college town is that also happens to be a certified retirement community, which means that its met some pretty high standards when it comes to health care, housing and cultural opportunities.
Hattiesburg offers several treats for your taste buds, from hidden gem hole-in-the-walls to upscale Southern cuisine.
SchoolsIn Hattiesburg, Mississippi
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Hattiesburg rates.
BusinessIn Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Hattiesburg.
HealthIn Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Hattiesburg.