Housing

Whether you’re looking for that home with the perfect fishing spot or a quiet neighborhood within a short distance to a metropolitan area, you’ll find the right place in Kemper. With a range of housing options from historic homes, apartments, undeveloped land, and single-family homes on secluded country plots, there is a home suited for you.

Kemper County offers a low cost of living with an average property tax of less than $800 (2015, US Census Bureau).

Occupancy and Tenure

In 2015, approximately 76.3% of the houses in Kemper County were occupied by their owner. This is a higher percentage of owner-occupied homes than the state average Mississippi (68.4%) as well as the national average, which is 63.9%.

Housing UnitsEstimated Number
Occupied3,655
Vacant1,064
Owner-occupied2,797
Renter-occupied868
2015, Source: US Census Bureau

The Kemper County Housing Market

  • Median home value is $66,000
  • 3% Home ownership rate

House Value of Owner-Occupied Units

ValueNumber of Homes
<$50k1,016
$50k - $99.9k1,058
$100k - $149.9k256
$150k - $199.9k213
$200k - $299.9k213
$300k - $499.9k41
2015, Source: US Census Bureau

Rental Market

  • Median rent cost is $486
  • The rental vacancy rate is 14.7

Kemper County Real Estate

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