Port Gibson, MS


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Port Gibson, MS Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Port Gibson Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,436, 638 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $59,289, house prices in Port Gibson are some of the most affordable in Mississippi as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Port Gibson, accounting for 71.64% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Port Gibson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.11%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.59%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.86%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Port Gibson are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 51.61% owning and 48.39% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Port Gibson built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Port Gibson built between 1940-1969 ( 42.34%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.85%). There's also some housing in Port Gibson built between 2000 and later ( 1.33%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Port Gibson. Fully 15.05% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Port Gibson homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Port Gibson real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Port Gibson Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Port Gibson's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.23% during the period.

Over the last year, Port Gibson appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Port Gibson's appreciation rate has been 2.01%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Port Gibson were at 0.54%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.17%.

Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Port Gibson's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Mississippi.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,059,000 0.1
$795,001 - $1,059,000 0.0
$530,001 - $795,000 1.2
$424,001 - $530,000 0.0
$318,001 - $424,000 0.9
$212,001 - $318,000 1.9
$106,001 - $212,000 7.7
$53,001 - $106,000 48.8
$0 - $53,000 39.2

Very Low for MS
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
98.1952420016407 94.6938775510204

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Port Gibson Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
47.71% 2.29% 8 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$890 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 51.61
Renters 48.39
Vacant 15.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Port Gibson HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.3
1970 - 1999 42.5
1940 - 1969 42.3
1939 or Older 13.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.6
Townhomes 0.8
Small Apt. Buildings 5.9
Apt. Complexes 14.1
Mobile Homes 7.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 3.20
2 Bedrooms 41.01
3 Bedrooms 38.75
4 Bedrooms 12.25
5 or more bedrooms 4.79

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