Search Apartments in Mississippi
- Join over a million renters who found a home on Rent. -- it's FREE!
- Rent. features tens of thousands of rentals - with more added daily!
- Detailed listings of condo rentals include amenities, photos, floor plans, contact information, and more!
Mississippi Apartments and Homes
The name Mississippi means "large river" to the Chippewa Indians, and a more appropriate name may have never been coined. The state of Mississippi is named for the great river that forms the state's western boundary and empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
What to Expect
Mississippi is a leading producer of not only cotton but also other crops like soybeans, as well as manufactured products including upholstered furniture.
Unlike the rapid urban expansion that many states have experienced, Mississippi remains a land of mainly small towns scattered among the farmlands and hills. Mississippi's coast and inland rivers and lakes provide ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including fishing, swimming and boating. Hunting is another popular activity, and football is generally considered the state's favorite sport.
Mississippi has a typical Southern climate with warm, humid temperatures throughout the year. Summer is long and reaches into the 90s. Winters are short and don't get much colder than the 40s. Mississippi generally has a favorable cost of living below the national average, which is great news for those looking for apartment rentals.
A small town at heart, Jackson is the biggest city in the state with a population of about 166,000. The residents here are true Southerners and are proud of their famed hospitality and quality of life. A strong sense of community lends support to cultural endeavors like the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Mississippi Opera, numerous museums and other venues. Urban amenities are available in the form of gourmet dining, exciting nightlife and multiethnic cuisines. The cost of living makes moving here easy, whether you're looking at houses or apartments.
Biloxi has a reputation for being welcoming to newcomers. It's no surprise that people want to move here; the city's prime location on the Gulf of Mexico, its mild year-round climate and diverse cultural heritage combine to make this a wonderful city to call home.