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A new study predicts the best place to find a job in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss.- Zippia, a job search site, recently conducted a study on the best places to find work in Mississippi, and their findings might surprise you. After narrowing the state down to 53 top locations, done by selecting only cities with a population of 5,000 or more, Zippia compiled a list of the best places for job seekers in Mississippi.

Here’s that list:

  1. Philadelphia
  2. Corinth
  3. Oxford
  4. Gautier
  5. Grenada
  6. Lurel
  7. D’Iberville
  8. Southaven
  9. Picayune
  10. Waveland

Wondering how these places made the list? Well, the findings were based on a few specific criteria.

They looked at:

  • Unemployment rate
  • Recent job growth
  • Future job growth
  • Median household Income.
  • Those criteria also included the BLS and Sperling Best Places rankings.

If you want to see the entire list and find out where your city falls, just search here. 

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