Housing

Work Here and Live Here Program

You are invited and welcomed to not only work, but live in Mississippi County, Arkansas

With your job, you should plan to maximize your time with family. There are six class one cities with various qualities that are fitting for all families. Blytheville, Gosnell, Leachville, Manila, Osceola, and Wilson have an array of school systems, houses, and quality of life to keep you and your family happy and busy. Get home sooner and create a community connection by working and living in Mississippi County, Arkansas!

Listed in the worksheet are partner lenders and realtors when you are ready to purchase your home. More details are forthcoming!

Work Here & Live Here Details

Mississippi County offers a wide array of housing, with 70% of housing stock being single-family. The median existing home price is $82,700. 56.4% of homes are owner-occupied with a 2.6% homeowner vacancy rate and 11% rental vacancy rate.

70%
Housing Stock Being Single-Family
56.4%
Owner-Occupied with 2.6% Homeowner Vacancy Rate & 11% Rental Vacancy Rate
$83k
Median Existing Home Price

Housing is extremely affordable based on a Housing Affordability Index of 230.8%, meaning that a family earning the median income for Mississippi County has more than 130% of the required income to qualify for a mortgage on a median-priced home.  (Data sources: American Community Survey, 2018, 5 year data; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2020 Income Limits.)

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