Hattiesburg, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,183 housing units in Hattiesburg. This represents a 8.5% growth from 17,675 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 17,984 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,199 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hattiesburg is about 44.7%. Hattiesburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.2%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Hattiesburg were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom21.50%
Two Bedrooms32.30%
Three Bedrooms32.20%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$66,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$61,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$347

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.60%
Home Equity Loan3.70%
Simple Mortgage48%
Debt Free42.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17%