Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Mississippi
Fast Facts: Mississippi derives its name from a certain river, which flows 2,320 miles from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico including along Mississippi’s western boundary. Jackson is the capital and largest city.
Mississippi Careers: As of 2008, U.S. Census data estimated Mississippi’s population at almost 3 million. Forbes recently ranked Mississippi as the 42nd “Best State for Business.”
Mississippi Career Education: Mississippi was ranked 50th in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Mississippi Economy: Casino income is big in Mississippi as, in 2007, it ranked third nationally, behind only Nevada and New Jersey.
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