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Hattiesburg, MS: What you need to know

Hattisburg is a college town, home to the University of Southern Mississippi, and also is one of the most progressive areas in the state. Its low cost of living, favorable business climate, recreational and cultural attractions, and community and social services contribute to its outstanding quality of life.

Hattiesburg has developed a pro-business culture and low cost structure deeply rooted in a strong and diverse economy. Just south of the city is Camp Shelby, the largest National Guard training base east of the Mississippi River.




Hattiesburg, MS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 46,762
Median Age 28
Median Household Income $26,852
Median Home Price $106,400

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Hattiesburg, MS Demographics

Median Population in Hattiesburg, MS

Median Age 28.3%
Age 18 Over 80.5%
Age 21 Over 70%
Age 62 Over 13.8%
Age 65 Over 11.4%

Race in Hattiesburg, MS

  Ethnicity White 42.7%
  Ethnicity Black 52.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Population By Gender in Hattiesburg, MS

  Male 47.2%
  Female 52.8%

Language in Hattiesburg, MS

  English Only 94.4%
  English Other 5.6%

Economics in Hattiesburg, MS

  Median Household Income $26,852
  Median Home Price $106,400
  Homes Owned 62.4%
  Homes Rent 37.6%
  Median Property Rent $716

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Commute Types in Hattiesburg, MS

  Walked 4.3%
  Worked at Home 1.5%
  Public Transportation 0.5%
  Other Means 6.3%
  Drove Alone 76.9%
  Carpooled 10.5%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 215
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