Discover Active Adult Communities in Mississippi

Mississippi invites you to a retirement filled with warmth, community, and endless activities in its diverse 55+ communities.

Why Mississippi for Active Adult Communities?

Affordable Living:

Enjoy a cost-effective lifestyle with Mississippi’s low cost of living and favorable tax benefits for retirees.

Cultural Richness:

Experience the state's rich cultural tapestry, from blues music and historical sites to Southern culinary delights.

The Appeal of 55+ Communities in Mississippi

Community Engagement:

Thrive in a community designed for active adults, offering social activities, clubs, and opportunities for new friendships.

Desirable Amenities:

Benefit from amenities tailored to active lifestyles, including fitness centers, swimming pools, and hobby clubs.

Living the Good Life in Mississippi's 55+ Communities

Outdoor Recreation:

Explore Mississippi's natural beauty, from serene beaches to picturesque trails, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

Year-Round Activities:

Engage in a variety of activities throughout the year, from golfing and fishing to cultural events and workshops.

Choosing Your Ideal Retirement Community in Mississippi

Diverse Housing Options:

Find your perfect home, whether it's a cozy cottage, a spacious villa, or an apartment with stunning views.

Convenient Locations:

Choose from communities in scenic rural settings, vibrant towns, or near Mississippi's lively cities for the perfect balance.

FAQs About Active Adult Communities in Mississippi

Are there age restrictions for these communities?

Yes, typically these communities are designed for those 55 and older.

Can I expect healthcare facilities nearby?

Yes, most communities are conveniently located near top healthcare services.

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Jackson, MS

Wide open spaces, lush greenery and sandy white beaches – what better place to retire than in Mississippi? Mississippi also is the most affordable state for retirement, with a cost of living 14% lower than the national average and total retirement spending the lowest in the nation.

With 13 certified retirement communities, each one a vibrant and hospitable area, the options are plentiful, and each one offers a quality of living unmatched anywhere else in the U.S. Whether you dream of living in the same city as the King of Rock ‘n Roll, or enjoy outdoor activities like golfing or festivals, retiring in the Magnolia State is full of options for every lifestyle.

We look forward to welcoming you home!


Located on the banks of the Tombigbee River, Aberdeen is famous for its magnolia-lined streets, historic homes and unique cultural attractions, including annual pilgrimages where locals and visitors can tour the town’s antebellum homes.


Just six miles east of the state’s capitol and a stone’s throw from Jackson Medger-Evers International Airport, Brandon offers a small-town atmosphere while boasting an amphitheater hosting world-class musicians and waterfront living and activities.


A charming college town situated in the Mississippi Delta, Cleveland is known for its high quality of life. Stroll down brick streets lined with great shopping and restaurants or take in a class or performance at Delta State University – Cleveland has a little bit of everything.


Home to the nationally recognized Crosby Arboretum, Picayune is a thriving city of approximately 11,000 inhabitants and is known for its well-maintained streets, good schools, abundance of churches, stores and restaurants.


A rare example of a booming metropolitan that has retained its small-town charm and atmosphere, this beautiful college town always has something going on – from festivals and events to educational programs and bike rides along the 41-mile Longleaf Trace.


Leading the state with the highest per capita income, highest median home value and highest educational levels – the city boasts exquisite subdivision, expansive country lots and numerous fine dining, retail and arts opportunities.


Located in the Jackson metro area, Clinton is known for its thriving downtown area with tree-lined brick streets, its award winning parks, walking trails and many academic, athletic and cultural opportunities hosted at its own Mississippi College.


Oxford is a vibrant university town heralded for its unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and bars, historic landmarks and comfortable inns, as well as the country’s number one bookstore and top tailgating experience.


Music fans around the globe know Tupelo as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, but that’s just the beginning. Tupelo residents benefit from excellent medical facilities, educational programs, theatre, ballet, a symphony orchestra and galleries.


Just a few miles south of the Tennessee border near Memphis, Southaven is known for its outdoor recreation where enthusiasts enjoy fishing, hunting and camping along the Arkabutla Lake, ranked as one of the Top 5 Crappie Fishing Lakes in America.


If you’re looking for just the right place to enjoy your retirement years, it might be difficult to find anywhere as pleasant and affordable as Starkville. As the home of Mississippi State University, Starkville offers advantages that are rare in many other communities of the same size.


Founded in 1716, Natchez is bustling with history, majestic views of the Mississippi River and is home to 500 antebellum buildings, many of which are open for tours, dining and events. And don’t miss out on the numerous cultural activities held throughout the year.

New Albany

Voted one of America’s Best Southern Small Towns by USA Today, nestled in the heart of the Mississippi hills and located on the banks of the scenic Tallahatchie River, New Albany offers the ideal setting for family and community living.


Home to the largest collection of public art in the state, the historic city of Vicksburg has a commanding view of the Mississippi River alongside art galleries, a thriving Theatre Guild and the Vicksburg National Military Park.



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