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Independent Living in Mississippi

Mississippi has 485 senior housing providers, which include 63 independent living communities. Costs of independent living communities in Mississippi typically range between $440 and $4,331 monthly, with median costs running around $19,140 annually. The monthly national median cost is about $1,925.

The highest independent living expenses in the state of Mississippi are found in the Jackson metropolitan area where prices range from $839 per month up to $3,218 per month, with a median cost of around $27,935 annually. The lowest independent living prices in the state are in and around the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula area, where they average about $20,295 yearly and range between $1,359 and $3,630 per month.

The SeniorScore™ for Mississippi is 68. It contains a combined population of about 2,967,323, which makes it the 31st largest state in the nation. Among this population, about 26% are 55 years of age or older. The average life expectancy is about 75 years of age.

The income per capita in Mississippi is about $20,567. The average household income is $53,473, with median earnings of roughly $40,256. It has a current unemployment rate of around 10.18% and a low general cost of living.

With average temperatures ranging from 52.2 to 74.3 degrees Fahrenheit, Mississippi has a generally very warm climate. The average temperature throughout the year is about 63.7 degrees.

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