You are invited and welcomed to not only work, but live in Mississippi County, Arkansas
With your job, you should plan to maximize your time with family. There are six class one cities with various qualities that are fitting for all families. Blytheville, Gosnell, Leachville, Manila, Osceola, and Wilson have an array of school systems, houses, and quality of life to keep you and your family happy and busy. Get home sooner and create a community connection by working and living in Mississippi County, Arkansas!
Local Manufacturing Companies MUST sign a contract before employees can participate in this program. Please see the WHLH Contact download to see if your company has signed a contract. Listed in the worksheet are partner lenders and realtors when you are ready to purchase your home. More details can be found in the WHLHv2 download.
Mississippi County offers a wide array of housing, with 70% of housing stock being single-family. The median existing home price is $82,700. 56.4% of homes are owner-occupied with a 2.6% homeowner vacancy rate and 11% rental vacancy rate.
Housing is extremely affordable based on a Housing Affordability Index of 230.8%, meaning that a family earning the median income for Mississippi County has more than 130% of the required income to qualify for a mortgage on a median-priced home. (Data sources: American Community Survey, 2018, 5 year data; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2020 Income Limits.)