Millsaps College


Mortgage Loans in Mississippi
Number of Mortgage Loans funded each year by County 1999-2011:

Home Mortgage Discovery Act requires lending institutions to make annual disclosures of their home mortgage and home improvement lending activity. Disclosures are publicly available on the Web. In addition to each institution's individual disclosure statement, aggregate tables covering the lending activity of all institutions subject to HMDA in a particular Metropolitan Statistical Area / Metropolitan Division (MSA/MD) are available online. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) manages the data.
  •  Go to Home Mortgage Disclosure Act - http://www.ffiec.gov/hmda/default.htm
  • For State/Metro area level, click the Aggregate Report link. You can choose a year (2011-1999). Then choose Mississippi. Then choose Jackson. Click the link that says “Select All Tables for MSA/MD” This will give you a list of applications, approvals, denials and lots more. If you prefer, you can get the data just one table at a time. There are 49 different tables of data.

Mississippi Housing Units by County for census year 2000 from the Mississippi Development Authority:
  • Click County Profiles, click the county you are interested in, click Demographic Reports, click Housing Profile. You can also choose community profile and get the data for Jackson.

Total Dollar amount of real estate loans in the State of Mississippi 1966-2011 from the FDIC:
  • Choose Mississippi in the drop down menu, then click Real Estate Loans

Association of Realtors:
Existing home sales for the Southern region
Current sales rates, actual totals and median prices by month going back 12 months. Annual totals for three years. Includes all existing-home sales — single-family, condos and co-ops — rolled into monthly and annual totals. This file contains figures for the nation and four regions. It does not contain county breakouts.
The State of the Nation’s Housing, Harvard: the appendix has some Jackson data.

The excel from Harvard’s report has some information about Jackson in the Appendix: http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/sites/jchs.harvard.edu/files/son2012_appendix_tables.xlsx