Mississippi Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

2022 FMRs in Mississippi by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across Mississippi based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Mississippi is $749.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $1,888 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $485 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in Mississippi are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does Mississippi compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Mississippi is $1,026 in Lafayette County. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $705 in Leflore County.

Mississippi ($749) has a 24.9% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Mississippi is rank 53rd out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 52 other States and territories. Mississippi is the 4th cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Mississippi

53rd
Rank
$578
Studio
$614
1-person
$749
2-person
$971
3-person
$1,090
4-person
Counties in Mississippi (82)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Lafayette County 1st $750 $822 $1,026 $1,268 $1,391
Rankin County 2nd $781 $812 $947 $1,171 $1,337
Madison County 2nd $781 $812 $947 $1,171 $1,337
Hinds County 2nd $781 $812 $947 $1,171 $1,337
Copiah County 2nd $781 $812 $947 $1,171 $1,337
DeSoto County 6th $694 $792 $912 $1,219 $1,404
Harrison County 7th $666 $735 $863 $1,198 $1,338
Hancock County 7th $666 $735 $863 $1,198 $1,338
Jackson County 9th $598 $735 $846 $1,155 $1,448
Oktibbeha County 10th $692 $722 $823 $1,017 $1,409
Perry County 11th $577 $723 $868 $1,124 $1,272
Lamar County 11th $577 $723 $868 $1,124 $1,272
Forrest County 11th $577 $723 $868 $1,124 $1,272
Pearl River County 14th $624 $628 $826 $1,071 $1,414
Lee County 15th $630 $634 $809 $1,024 $1,245
Tunica County 16th $629 $727 $828 $1,024 $1,123
Warren County 17th $572 $575 $757 $1,031 $1,296
Lowndes County 18th $593 $597 $746 $1,008 $1,277
Lawrence County 19th $650 $691 $796 $984 $1,095
Lauderdale County 20th $563 $618 $799 $994 $1,233
Simpson County 21st $558 $636 $735 $952 $1,258
George County 22nd $574 $578 $730 $902 $1,226
Yalobusha County 23rd $532 $536 $705 $1,001 $1,207
Pike County 24th $608 $647 $744 $966 $1,009
Calhoun County 25th $565 $568 $705 $989 $1,135
Choctaw County 26th $582 $586 $771 $953 $1,060
Union County 26th $608 $619 $705 $921 $1,099
Clay County 28th $536 $539 $705 $1,001 $1,164
Webster County 28th $552 $555 $705 $983 $1,150
Lincoln County 30th $562 $566 $745 $931 $1,089
Tallahatchie County 31st $569 $573 $705 $902 $1,136
Tate County 32nd $536 $619 $705 $935 $1,071
Marshall County 33rd $539 $612 $709 $878 $1,126
Covington County 34th $493 $619 $705 $1,001 $1,037
Marion County 35th $595 $639 $728 $900 $987
Stone County 36th $527 $607 $705 $1,001 $1,002
Montgomery County 37th $576 $619 $705 $966 $970
Benton County 37th $576 $619 $705 $966 $970
Tishomingo County 37th $576 $619 $705 $966 $970
Monroe County 40th $576 $588 $705 $871 $1,095
Panola County 41st $587 $591 $726 $929 $999
Alcorn County 42nd $532 $536 $705 $974 $1,083
Issaquena County 43rd $564 $568 $747 $923 $1,027
Jones County 44th $510 $594 $756 $935 $1,025
Humphreys County 45th $576 $619 $705 $912 $999
Pontotoc County 46th $499 $586 $705 $913 $1,107
Newton County 47th $562 $566 $745 $921 $1,010
Franklin County 48th $576 $586 $705 $966 $970
Attala County 49th $576 $584 $705 $939 $994
Adams County 50th $576 $619 $705 $941 $956
Noxubee County 51st $576 $619 $705 $915 $973
Washington County 52nd $538 $580 $705 $927 $1,024
Yazoo County 53rd $571 $575 $725 $896 $1,001
Winston County 54th $532 $536 $705 $953 $1,036
Claiborne County 55th $582 $621 $712 $880 $966
Leake County 56th $560 $563 $705 $898 $1,031
Tippah County 57th $552 $555 $705 $969 $973
Neshoba County 58th $576 $600 $705 $871 $1,001
Wilkinson County 59th $552 $555 $705 $968 $970
Sharkey County 60th $552 $555 $705 $966 $970
Jefferson County 60th $552 $555 $705 $966 $970
Jefferson Davis County 62nd $552 $555 $705 $957 $970
Itawamba County 63rd $576 $612 $705 $888 $956
Prentiss County 64th $505 $611 $705 $953 $956
Clarke County 65th $576 $619 $705 $871 $956
Walthall County 66th $552 $555 $705 $953 $956
Coahoma County 67th $510 $619 $705 $925 $956
Carroll County 68th $576 $587 $705 $871 $970
Kemper County 69th $533 $555 $705 $934 $970
Chickasaw County 70th $532 $536 $705 $950 $971
Holmes County 70th $532 $536 $705 $895 $1,026
Amite County 72nd $557 $560 $711 $886 $978
Sunflower County 73rd $480 $561 $722 $893 $1,004
Wayne County 74th $552 $555 $705 $871 $970
Grenada County 75th $539 $543 $714 $888 $968
Jasper County 76th $552 $555 $705 $874 $956
Greene County 77th $535 $539 $709 $876 $975
Quitman County 78th $532 $536 $705 $871 $987
Scott County 79th $532 $536 $705 $880 $970
Smith County 80th $532 $536 $705 $871 $970
Bolivar County 81st $532 $536 $705 $871 $956
Leflore County 82nd $471 $536 $705 $885 $956

More on Mississippi

Want to learn more about Mississippi? See Loan Limits in Mississippi to view maximum loan amounts or click here to find a Public Housing Authority in Mississippi who can help with finding affordable housing near you.

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.