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Starkville, MS

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Starkville Apartments

$779-$964

Avalon
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 2

$659-$924

The Colony Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$699-$949

Crossgates Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1350

$1350 One bedroom in Starkville-Hwy 182
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$355-$960

University Villages
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-3

$290-$525

The Polos
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Starkville, MS is
22 to 24
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 12.48%
  • 5.68%
  • 4.53%
  • Female
  • 8.82%
  • 5.57%
  • 3.54%
$643
is average rent in Starkville, MS
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.66%
  • 9.11%
  • 6.38%
28.99%
of units are available for rent in Starkville
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 354
  • 227
  • 415
Getting Around in Starkville, MS

40
Walk Score®
"Car-Dependent"
N/A
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The average commuter time in Starkville is:
5 to 9 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.53%
  • 7.26%
  • 1.07%

Mississippi State Uni

Starkville's nickname of "Mississippi's College Town" is not false advertising. Mississippi State University, one of the state's largest postsecondary institutions, is located in Starkville, giving a charming college town feel to the city. The university is not only a major employer in the area, but also a major source of culture and entertainment for Starkville residents. Thanks to MSU, locals can enjoy events like film festivals, lectures by public figures, concerts, and sporting events, as well cultural institutions like a clock museum and music museum. Additionally, thanks to MSU's graduate program and extension services, Starkville residents can take classes or earn additional degrees at the university.

Cotton District Arts

Each April, Starkville residents and thousands of visitors gather in the city's historic Cotton District for an annual arts festival taking place during Mississippi's traditionally beautiful springtime. The Cotton District Arts Festival is one of the top festivals in Mississippi, drawing tens of thousands of guests eager to see the art, hear the music, and taste the food available at this day-long event. This famous festival includes a wide variety of events and attractions and should have something for everyone, including a 5k race, pet parade, slam poetry contest, and dance recitals.

Johnny Cash and Stark

For residents of Starkville, Johnny Cash is more than just the famous Man in Black. The American music legend is also a former overnight inmate at the city's jail after being arrested for public intoxication in 1965. Cash memorialized the experience in an appropriately-titled song, "Starkville City Jail". The song, which is a track on his album 1969 live album "At San Quentin". While Cash claimed that he was simply picking flowers when he was arrested, the song has become a sense of pride for residents and is a nice tribute to the city's brush with fame.