Oxford Ranks One of the Best Cities to Live in Mississippi

By Talbert Toole
Lifestyles Editor

The city of Oxford was ranked No. 8 out of 10 best cities to live in Mississippi for 2019, according to HomeSnacks.com.

Oxford’s courthouse on the Square. Photo by Talbert Toole.

The website analyzed over 70 different cities in the Magnolia State that gauged economic situations, crime rate and activities provided.

Oxford was given a 7.5 out of 10 for “SnackAbility”— the overall score. Its highest scores were commute (10), education (9) and diversity (8.5); however, it ranked lower in the categories of affordability (3), jobs (6) and safety (6).

Photo via SnackHomes.com

The top three places to live in Mississippi, according to the website, were Madison, Brandon and Ridgeland, respectfully. Madison scored a 7 or higher in every category. 

Photo via SnackHomes.com

Petal was ranked the No. 10 spot to live in the analysis. The city received an average of 8 in almost every category.

For more information on the top cities to live in Mississippi, visit HomeSnacks.com.


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