2024 Mississippi BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates

Updated: January 26, 2024
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    Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates in Mississippi increased for 2024, alongside, the national average increase of 5.9%.

    Below are the local BAH rates charts for Military Housing Areas in Mississippi. The Department of Defense determines BAH rates by location, pay grade (rank) and if a soldier has dependents.

    See 2024 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates here.

    GULFPORT, MS BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: MS168

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,362 $1,200
    E02 $1,362 $1,200
    E03 $1,362 $1,200
    E04 $1,362 $1,200
    E05 $1,410 $1,266
    E06 $1,428 $1,314
    E07 $1,596 $1,365
    E08 $1,788 $1,419
    E09 $1,995 $1,497
    W01 $1,440 $1,362
    W02 $1,677 $1,416
    W03 $1,911 $1,500
    W04 $2,028 $1,539
    W05 $2,169 $1,665
    O01E $1,629 $1,407
    O02E $1,875 $1,422
    O03E $2,046 $1,536
    O01 $1,422 $1,311
    O02 $1,425 $1,395
    O03 $1,905 $1,503
    O04 $2,214 $1,662
    O05 $2,430 $1,824
    O06 $2,448 $1,890
    O07 $2,466 $1,920

    BAH for GULFPORT, MS includes the following zip codes: 39501, 39502, 39503, 39505, 39506, 39507, 39525, 39530, 39531, 39532, 39533, 39534, 39535, 39540, 39552, 39553, 39555, 39556, 39560, 39562, 39563, 39564, 39565, 39566, 39567, 39568, 39569, 39571, 39574, 39581, 39595

    COLUMBUS AFB, MS BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: MS169

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,116 $936
    E02 $1,116 $936
    E03 $1,116 $936
    E04 $1,116 $936
    E05 $1,221 $972
    E06 $1,650 $1,239
    E07 $1,704 $1,278
    E08 $1,761 $1,320
    E09 $1,833 $1,434
    W01 $1,671 $1,257
    W02 $1,731 $1,308
    W03 $1,800 $1,452
    W04 $1,851 $1,662
    W05 $1,917 $1,716
    O01E $1,713 $1,284
    O02E $1,785 $1,407
    O03E $1,857 $1,644
    O01 $1,278 $1,005
    O02 $1,647 $1,281
    O03 $1,797 $1,494
    O04 $1,935 $1,698
    O05 $2,034 $1,731
    O06 $2,046 $1,776
    O07 $2,061 $1,803

    BAH for COLUMBUS AFB, MS includes the following zip codes: 39701, 39702, 39703, 39704, 39705, 39710, 39736, 39740, 39741, 39743, 39753, 39754, 39755, 39766, 39773

    JACKSON, MS BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: MS170

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,515 $1,137
    E02 $1,515 $1,137
    E03 $1,515 $1,137
    E04 $1,515 $1,137
    E05 $1,590 $1,317
    E06 $1,860 $1,440
    E07 $1,959 $1,515
    E08 $2,064 $1,650
    E09 $2,223 $1,722
    W01 $1,878 $1,503
    W02 $2,004 $1,647
    W03 $2,133 $1,734
    W04 $2,259 $1,881
    W05 $2,412 $1,983
    O01E $1,977 $1,587
    O02E $2,115 $1,704
    O03E $2,280 $1,851
    O01 $1,629 $1,437
    O02 $1,857 $1,566
    O03 $2,130 $1,758
    O04 $2,466 $1,959
    O05 $2,703 $2,028
    O06 $2,721 $2,112
    O07 $2,742 $2,148

    BAH for JACKSON, MS includes the following zip codes: 39041, 39042, 39043, 39045, 39046, 39047, 39056, 39058, 39060, 39066, 39071, 39073, 39110, 39130, 39145, 39148, 39151, 39154, 39156, 39157, 39158, 39161, 39163, 39167, 39170, 39174, 39175, 39180, 39181, 39182, 39183, 39193, 39201, 39202, 39203, 39204, 39205, 39206, 39207, 39208, 39209, 39210, 39211, 39212, 39213, 39215, 39216, 39217, 39218, 39225, 39232, 39236, 39250, 39269, 39271, 39272, 39282, 39283, 39284, 39286, 39288, 39289, 39296, 39298

    MERIDIAN, MS BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: MS171

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,059 $834
    E02 $1,059 $834
    E03 $1,059 $834
    E04 $1,059 $834
    E05 $1,167 $900
    E06 $1,473 $1,104
    E07 $1,551 $1,164
    E08 $1,632 $1,233
    E09 $1,761 $1,320
    W01 $1,491 $1,122
    W02 $1,587 $1,230
    W03 $1,686 $1,332
    W04 $1,791 $1,488
    W05 $1,917 $1,566
    O01E $1,563 $1,173
    O02E $1,671 $1,299
    O03E $1,809 $1,464
    O01 $1,212 $948
    O02 $1,470 $1,167
    O03 $1,683 $1,359
    O04 $1,959 $1,548
    O05 $2,157 $1,617
    O06 $2,169 $1,665
    O07 $2,184 $1,689

    BAH for MERIDIAN, MS includes the following zip codes: 39057, 39301, 39302, 39303, 39304, 39305, 39307, 39309, 39320, 39323, 39325, 39326, 39327, 39332, 39335, 39336, 39337, 39342, 39345, 39364

    HATTIESBURG, MS BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: MS172

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,314 $1,077
    E02 $1,314 $1,077
    E03 $1,314 $1,077
    E04 $1,314 $1,077
    E05 $1,317 $1,224
    E06 $1,482 $1,314
    E07 $1,575 $1,332
    E08 $1,677 $1,353
    E09 $1,818 $1,392
    W01 $1,500 $1,329
    W02 $1,620 $1,350
    W03 $1,743 $1,401
    W04 $1,845 $1,500
    W05 $1,971 $1,596
    O01E $1,590 $1,338
    O02E $1,725 $1,383
    O03E $1,863 $1,473
    O01 $1,344 $1,311
    O02 $1,479 $1,335
    O03 $1,740 $1,416
    O04 $2,010 $1,575
    O05 $2,202 $1,653
    O06 $2,217 $1,722
    O07 $2,232 $1,749

    BAH for HATTIESBURG, MS includes the following zip codes: 39401, 39402, 39403, 39404, 39406, 39407, 39425, 39455, 39465, 39475, 39482

    About half the U.S. Counties (about 1,500) have little to no military population. While half the zip codes is significant, less than two percent of service members that are eligible for Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) are within these counties. In order to account for these service members there are approximately 30 separate County Cost Groups (CCGs) assigned, each with similar housing costs. Use the BAH Calculator to enter your zip code to determine your Military Housing Area (MHA) aka County Cost Group. They range from ZZ510 to ZZ890 in increments of 10.

    Military bases in Mississippi:

    BAH rates listed are for all branches of the military; Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Space Force and Reserves forces, where applicable. BAH rates in high-cost areas will be much greater than those in low-cost areas.

    Veterans, dependents, National Guard and reserves can use the MHA Calculator to see estimated monthly payments. Active Duty service members should use the BAH Calculator or tables to see estimated payments. Both BAH and MHA benefits are based off the same payment tables but benefit amounts do vary based on different calculations.

    Written by Veteran.com Team