Real Estate Prices and Overview
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg median real estate prices are $128,323, which is more expensive than 82.7% of the neighborhoods
in Mississippi and 36.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg are currently
$721, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.3%
of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg has a 15.0% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
73.7% 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 Hattiesburg,
the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
15.7% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood in Hattiesburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 77.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 37.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood, 34.6%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(20.2%), and 18.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood in Hattiesburg, MS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(7.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (5.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (5.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.0%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.3%).
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 Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.8%) 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 (14.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.