What you need to know about Meridian, MS
Meridian, a.k.a. "The Strategic Center of the South," is home to economic clusters such as the military, which includes Naval Air Station Meridian and Key Field, manufacturing and health care. The city is also the first in Mississippi with a Designated Entertainment District, a natural continuation of its rich music heritage, which includes the legacy of native son Jimmie Rodgers, "The Father of Country Music." Other popular attractions include nine historic districts, MSU's Riley Theater, Meridian Little Theater and the Dentzel Carousel, which dates from 1896.
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Ready to move to Meridian? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Meridian.
Median Home Price
Lower than the state average
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The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Meridian rates.
Median Household Income
Lower than the national average
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Meridian.
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