Average Rent In Mississippi For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Mississippi?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Mississippi for December 2020 is $1,150. With an averge apartment size of 1,468 sqft, the average price per square foot in Mississippi is $0.783.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Mississippi rent costs -30.3% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Mississippi ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does Mississippi Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticMSUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,150$1,650 -30.3%
Average $/sqft $0.783$1.135 -31.0%
M-o-M Change $-25$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $0$5 -100.0%
M-o-M % Change -2.1%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Mississippi


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Mississippi increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Mississippi clocking in at $984, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,595 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $845 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $398/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Mississippi check out:

Month Over Month Mississippi Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Mississippi has experienced a $-25 change in rent over the past month going from $1,175 to $1,150. That change comes out to -2.1%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Mississippi:

Year Over Year Mississippi Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Mississippi changed $0 from $1,150 to $1,150. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Mississippi:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Mississippi

Madison, MS

Population: 25,350
Median Rent: $1,522
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Population: 11,660
Median Rent: $1,198
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Olive Branch, MS

Population: 36,033
Median Rent: $1,187
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Flowood, MS

Population: 8,704
Median Rent: $1,118
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Horn Lake, MS

Population: 26,804
Median Rent: $1,070
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Ridgeland, MS

Population: 24,312
Median Rent: $1,062
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Diamondhead, MS
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Population: 8,200
Median Rent: $1,058
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Long Beach, MS

Population: 15,446
Median Rent: $1,055
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Hernando, MS

Population: 15,534
Median Rent: $1,047
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Southaven, MS

Population: 52,434
Median Rent: $1,044
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Learn More About Living In Mississippi

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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