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Biloxi, Mississippi, is fondly known as a "mini Las Vegas" due to the vibrant gaming industry in the city. Tourists visit Biloxi to play at one of the many casino resort hotels, concert entertainment shows, 24-hour gambling hubs, nightlife, and beautiful beaches along the Gulf Coast. Beyond its glittering gaming amenities, however, Biloxi is an excellent place to live and retire.Biloxi, Mississippi, is fondly known as a "mini Las Vegas" due to the vibrant gaming industry in the city. Tourists visit Biloxi to play at one of the many casino resort hotels, concert entertainment shows, 24-hour gambling hubs, nightlife, and beautiful beaches along the Gulf Coast. Beyond its glittering gaming amenities, however, Biloxi is an excellent place to live and retire. Biloxi is located in the southern part of the state of Mississippi and a city, and co-seat with Gulfport, of Harrison County. The city sits on the Gulf Coast’s narrow peninsula and is in between the Gulf of Mexico in the southern part and by the Back Bay of Biloxi in the north. The first settlement was established at Fort Maurepas, which was the first capital of Louisiana’s territory. The site of the present-day Biloxi is Fort Louis and was also the territorial capital. Biloxi has been under many flags since its founding which includes Spain, France, Great Britain, the West Florida Republic, Confederacy, and the United States. Casino gambling has become Bolixi’s chief economic activity at the start of the 1990s, where there are several casinos located within the city. Seafood processing and government services are also important economic activities of Biloxi, and there are annual festivals held which include the shrimp feet blessing and the Biloxi Mardi Gras. Known as the hospitality state, expect to feel welcome wherever you in Biloxi. Visit attractions like Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, go sportfishing, and catch a game or show at the MGM Park. The area is perfect for those who prefer a pleasantly warm climate with mild winters. It's also a short drive away from Pensacola and New Orleans. Homes in Biloxi, Mississippi, are less expensive than the national average, and the population is divided evenly between homeowners and renters. There are highly-rated public and private schools, and there are also some great retirement communities in the area. The dynamic, friendly town of Biloxi is an excellent choice for growing families, young professionals, and older adults looking for a more active pace of living.

Home Prices

AVERAGE
296,776 +31%
MEDIAN
200,500 +19%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE
112 +9%

Listings

ACTIVE
33 -20%
NEW
8 0%

Market Duration

DAYS
111 -22%
Population 44,820 (-11.50%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,754 (10.45%)