A cost that is bearable without serious consequence.

On the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, the affordable cost of living will ensure that the only burden you have is deciding on which activity to participate in next.

  • One of the most affordable urban housing markets in the South
  • Generous homestead exemption (for persons over 65) up to $75,000 of market value on property
  • No tax on qualified retirement income, including IRAs, 401s/403s, Keoghs, and qualified pensions
  • No tax on Social Security regardless of total income

Kiplinger Names Mississippi Number Two State in Country for Retirees click to view release

 “My husband and I chose the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a myriad of reasons including the wonderful sense of community and friendly, welcoming people who value coastal living. We are glad to be here. We love it.”
Susan P.
“We love to fish and watch beautiful sunsets on our apartment’s dock, swim in our salt water pool, and eat out of our garden here on the Tchoutacabouffa River. The casinos and hotels provide access to fantastic food and entertainment. Where else can we get this great Southern hospitality?”
Rich & Rene S.


Mississippi Gulf Coast Retiree Partnership
Post Office Box 7157  •  Gulfport, MS 39506
toll free: 1 • 866 • MS • COAST