Business and Economy in Hattiesburg, MS
Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The economy in Hattiesburg's Forrest County is led by the Religious Organizations industry, which accounts for 2.1% of the jobs in the area. Other top employment sectors include Child Day Care Services, Temporary Help Services, and Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction.