The Beauty of Living Here
With five cities in Harrison County, MS—Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi and D’Iberville—there’s a community right for every lifestyle. Just ask some of the retired military who have travelled the world and decided to make their permanent home here. Arts and culture flourish in our historically rich county. Diverse ethnicities are celebrated with unique customs and festivals that all enjoy.
The area is friendly and sociable to residents and it’s a great place to visit. Residents are unwavering in their flexibility. Just look at the 500-year-old Friendship Oak to see the way we all bend to adapt and grow.
Cost of Living
Compared to the rest of the country, Harrison County’s cost of living is 9.4% lower than the US average.
Universities, technical schools, community colleges, traditional public schools and private schools are all represented and available in Harrison County.
We have everything you need: affordable living, an array of things to do, and that beach aesthetic we know you are looking for. And, with generous tax benefits and warm temperate weather, retirees find Harrison County a great place for their vibrant next chapter.
The area is served by seven major hospitals and two specialty hospitals, including the Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center.