Washington, DC (Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE)




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About Washington, DC (Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE median real estate price is $347,110, which is less expensive than 77.3% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods and 77.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE is currently $786, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.8% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Washington, the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (32.7% ride the bus) than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.2% 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: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood buck this trend. 34.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, there are more people living in the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (56.6%) 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 28.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,782 people per square mile living here.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.7%, which is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.


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 Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood in Washington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.3% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood, 43.4% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.4%), and 14.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (18.4%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report African roots (2.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (1.2%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% 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 Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (46.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (32.7%) and 10.2% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 12.69
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 46.76
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Southern Ave SE / Mississippi Ave SE 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 585

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to District Of Columbia

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Better than of DC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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