Mississippi Per Diem Rates for 2016

There are three areas in Mississippi for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Mississippi that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2015. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Mississippi destination names below.

General Mississippi Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Oxford Lafayette County $64.00 $105.00
Southaven Desoto County $59.00 $100.00
Starkville Oktibbeha County $54.00 $98.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Mississippi:

If you are travelling to a city in Mississippi that does not have a specific per diem rate (including Biloxi, Columbus, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Kiln, Lauderdale and Pascagoula), the standard per-diem rates of $89.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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Source: www.federalpay.org/perdiem/2016/mississippi