West Hattiesburg, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,699 housing units in West Hattiesburg. This represents a 25.4% growth from 2,153 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,632 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 67 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Hattiesburg is about 63.6%. West Hattiesburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.9%. Average household size is 2.47 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Hattiesburg were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom4.30%
Two Bedrooms27.50%
Three Bedrooms51.90%
Four Bedrooms13.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$89,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$75,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1987
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$425

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.40%
Home Equity Loan3.40%
Simple Mortgage59.30%
Debt Free28.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.9%