Hattiesburg, Mississippi Houses for Sale

Hattiesburg is located in the southeastern part of the state of Mississippi and a city and seat of Forrest County that sits on the Leaf and Bouie rivers that are in the northern part of Gulfport. The area where the present-day Hattiesburg stands were founded in 1882 by a lumberman and engineer who named the city after his wife. With the arrival of the railroad in 1884 and 1897, it signaled the growth of the community’s lumber industry. Lumbering has always been a principal economic activity of the city up to the present. It is now being supplemented with poultry processing and the manufacture of paper products and kitchen appliances.

Hattiesburg, MS Prices for Houses for Sale

360,675 +2%
269,225 -2%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Hattiesburg Homes for Purchase

128 +39%
116 +22%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

37 -20%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 103  
Police Civilians 63  
Total Arrests 442 (2020)
Total Incidents 4,662 (2020)
CrimeScore 62.88  
National Rank 4421st  
Statewide Rank 41st  

Local Statistics

Population 45,806 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,264 (-13.98%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 108
Arson 4
Assault Offenses 1,430
Bribery 2
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 300
Counterfeiting/Forgery 47
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 460
Embezzlement 45
Extortion/Blackmail 1
Fraud Offenses 140
Gambling Offenses 1
Homicide Offenses 8
Kidnapping/Abduction 2
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,913
Motor Vehicle Theft 177
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Robbery 29
Sex Offenses 32
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 9
Weapon Law Violations 154

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