Real Estate Prices and Overview
Orange Grove median real estate prices are $89,844, which is more expensive than 59.2% of the neighborhoods
in Mississippi and 19.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Orange Grove are currently
$890, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.5%
of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.
Orange Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Orange Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Orange Grove neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Orange Grove has a 16.2% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
76.9% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Gulfport,
the Orange Grove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Orange Grove neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 7.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Orange Grove neighborhood in Gulfport are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 72.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 35.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Orange Grove neighborhood, 39.9%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(14.0%), and 13.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Orange Grove neighborhood in Gulfport, MS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(7.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (7.0%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.4%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.7%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Orange Grove
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.8%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Orange Grove neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (70.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.5%) and 5.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.