What you need to know about Vicksburg, MS

Rich in history, Vicksburg, MS, is home to the Vicksburg National Military Park and the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum. The city also features modern entertainment, such as casinos, and offers easy access to the city of Jackson, which is less than an hour away. Thanks to its variety of things to do, Vicksburg scored a spot on Livability.com's list of Top 10 Staycation Cities.

Top 10 Staycation Cities 2012
The Port of Vicksburg in Vicksburg, MS
Driving Economic Forces in Vicksburg, MS
A varied crop of businesses contributes to the Vicksburg region's economy.

Housing

Homes Owned 52.76%
52.76% Complete
Homes Rented 47.24%
47.24% Complete

Real Estate

In Vicksburg, Mississippi


Ready to move to Vicksburg? 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 Vicksburg.

Median Home Price

$91,700
Lower than the state average
The Senior Center in Vicksburg, MS
Vicksburg, MS, is Retirement Certified
Vicksburg has many activities for retirees, and has been named a Retirement Certified City.

Schools

In Vicksburg, Mississippi


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 Vicksburg rates.

Median Household Income

$27,991
Lower than the national average

Business

In Vicksburg, Mississippi


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 Vicksburg.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Vicksburg, Mississippi


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Vicksburg.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 23%
23% Complete
Graduated High School 84%
84% Complete

Vicksburg, MS's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Staycation Cities 2012