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U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. Average rental prices in U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St are currently $486, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 41.0% of Mississippi neighborhoods.
U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St has a 11.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.2% 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 get around.Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 81.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Mississippi.
Also, one of the unique characteristics of the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.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 U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood. In the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (50.7%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.
Furthermore, with 1.8% of employed workers living in the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St choose to walk to work each day (18.2%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 60.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 98.8% of the real estate in the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 90.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Also of note, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 72.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors 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 U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St 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 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. In the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood, 49.3% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.2%), and 8.0% 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 U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood in Hattiesburg, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (7.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.1%) , and residents who report English roots (5.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.1%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).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 U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (72.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (18.2%) and 5.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||UNREPORTED|
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to MS, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Single-family homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly College students (people currently attending college) and some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 8 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some East Asian and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
4,528 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||5.3||46.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.3||0.9|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.0||0.2|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||90.6||70.5|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||39.1|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||21.0|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO MS*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|SINCE 1990||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 10 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 5 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 2 YEARS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LAST 12 MONTHS||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|LATEST QUARTER||NO APPRECIATION RATE DATA AVAILABLE|
|* 10 is highest|
U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Hattiesburg, MS appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Hattiesburg 1 in 97
in Mississippi 1 in 371
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Hattiesburg 1 in 13
in Mississippi 1 in 33
U of Southern Mississippi / W 7th St neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Hattiesburg, MS crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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