Real Estate Prices and Overview
W 4th St / N 25th Ave median real estate prices are $79,362, which is more expensive than 49.2% of the neighborhoods
in Mississippi and 13.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W 4th St / N 25th Ave are currently
$590, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.0%
of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.
W 4th St / N 25th Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
W 4th St / N 25th Ave 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 W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
W 4th St / N 25th Ave has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
60.8% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the W 4th St / N 25th Ave
In the W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 12.1% of the residents of the
W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
In addition, the W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood stands out within Mississippi
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 5%
of college-friendly places to live in MS.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood in Hattiesburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 86.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 16.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.5%
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 W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood, 31.3%
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 28.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(26.0%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood in Hattiesburg, MS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(5.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.1%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (3.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.3%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W 4th St / N 25th Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.6%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in W 4th St / N 25th Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.3%) 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 (16.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.