Real Estate Prices and Overview
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg median real estate prices are $128,323, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods
in Mississippi and 36.8% 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 62.0%
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, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Arnold Line / West Hattiesburg neighborhood about it; they already know. 17.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.0%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
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 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 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
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 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
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 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.