Real Estate Prices and Overview
Route 98 / Cole Rd median real estate prices are $264,223, which is more expensive than 98.9% of the neighborhoods
in Mississippi and 73.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Route 98 / Cole Rd are currently
$983, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.2%
of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.
Route 98 / Cole Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Route 98 / Cole Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Route 98 / Cole Rd 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.
In Route 98 / Cole Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.8% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Route 98 / Cole Rd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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: People
A majority of the adults in the Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Mississippi by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.5%
of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 3.6% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 95.6% of commuters who live in the
Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
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 Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood in Hattiesburg are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 86.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 85.3%
of America'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 Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood, 58.4%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.9%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood in Hattiesburg, MS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(12.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (6.1%) , along with some French ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Route 98 / Cole Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households.
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 Route 98 / Cole Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.