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Vicksburg, MS: What you need to know

Rich in history, Vicksburg, MS, is home to the Vicksburg National Military Park and the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum. The city also features modern entertainment, such as casinos, and offers easy access to the city of Jackson, which is less than an hour away.

Thanks to its variety of things to do, Vicksburg scored a spot on Livability.com's list of Top 10 Staycation Cities.


Vicksburg, MS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 23,439
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $28,893
Median Home Price $90,200
Walkscore 20

Things To Do in Vicksburg, MS

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Real Estate in Vicksburg, MS

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Business in Vicksburg, MS

  • The Port of Vicksburg
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    Businesses in Vicksburg, MS

    Vicksburg, MS's business community benefits from its river location and strong transportation system.

  • U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
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    Research and Development in Vicksburg, MS

    With four laboratories dedicated to military and civilian projects, the U.S. Army ERDC is a major player in making the world safer and impacting the local economy.

  • The Port of Vicksburg in Vicksburg, MS
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    Driving Economic Forces in Vicksburg, MS

    A varied crop of businesses contributes to the Vicksburg region's economy.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
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    Vicksburg, MS Top Employers

    Vicksburg, MS attracts businesses due to its major port on the Mississippi River, economic incentives and its residents’ strong work ethics.

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Vicksburg, MS Demographics

Median Population in Vicksburg, MS

Median Age 35%
Age 18 Over 72.8%
Age 21 Over 68.3%
Age 62 Over 17.3%
Age 65 Over 14.1%

Race in Vicksburg, MS

  Ethnicity White 28.2%
  Ethnicity Black 68.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1%

Population By Gender in Vicksburg, MS

  Male 44.5%
  Female 55.5%

Language in Vicksburg, MS

  English Only 96.8%
  English Other 3.2%

Economics in Vicksburg, MS

  Median Household Income $28,893
  Median Home Price $90,200
  Homes Owned 46%
  Homes Rent 54%
  Median Property Rent $642

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Commute Types in Vicksburg, MS

  Walked 2.6%
  Worked at Home 1.2%
  Public Transportation 0.1%
  Other Means 0.7%
  Drove Alone 87.7%
  Carpooled 7.7%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 11
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