Why Rent in Mississippi?
Mississippi is named after the Mississippi River and is one of the “Bible Belt” states located in the Southern area of the United States. The land in Mississippi does not have very much elevation, and is covered with Woodlands, hills, rivers, and a few great lakes. Northwest Mississippi is made up of the Mississippi Delta, which is a plain of rich soil from the floodwater deposit buildup.
Mississippi generally has long, sizzling summers, and short, placid winters. The climate is also humid and subtropical with a risk of hurricanes, thunderstorms and flooding as well. Despite the weather risks, many people continue to buy homes in Mississippi and enjoy the beauty of the land. Home rentals and real estate deals are always abundant in urban areas such as Jackson, Biloxi, Gulfport and Hattiesburg.
Mississippi is known to have the highest African American population in all the states. This is part due to the historical past of Mississippi taking part in slavery. Today many people of different cultures call Mississippi home. It is known for music (blues in particular), literature, and art. Jackson, Mississippi actually established the USA Int’l Ballet Competition and continues to be an attraction for the world’s top budding dance stars. Many stars come from Mississippi including Elvis Presley, Oprah WInfrey, and B.B. King. Mississippi continues to be called home by many Americans.