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Mississippi

Biloxi

Nearest city: Biloxi
Population: 50,833
Median household income: $52,786

The coastal city is going through a building boom in the wake of 2005's Hurricane Katrina. It is famous for its casinos, Gulf Coast beaches, and saltwater fishing.

Runners-up:
Gulfport
Jackson

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