Bay Springs, MS (City Center)




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About Bay Springs, MS (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Bay Springs is $79,241, which is less expensive than 66.1% of Mississippi neighborhoods and 66.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bay Springs City Center is currently $1,874, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.

Bay Springs City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bay Springs, Mississippi.

Real estate in the City Center of Bay Springs, MS is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Bay Springs City Center has a 13.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Bay Springs City Center neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 45.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.7% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Bay Springs City Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 4.0% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Bay Springs City Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.3% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Mississippi, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Mississippi.


The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Bay Springs are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 35.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.1% 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 Bay Springs City Center neighborhood, 45.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.2%), and 9.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Bay Springs, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (6.4%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.7%), and residents who report African roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (2.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bay Springs City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% 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 Bay Springs City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.0%) 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 (17.1%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Bay Springs 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Bay Springs 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 28.34

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Bay Springs 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MS 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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Stringer Attendance Center
122 County Road 17
Stringer, MS, 39481
PK-12
Bay Springs High School
510 Hwy 18
Bay Springs, MS, 39422
09-12
Bay Springs Elem Sch
510 Hwy 18
Bay Springs, MS, 39422
KG-05
Bay Springs Middle Sch
124 Edmund King Road
Bay Springs, MS, 39422
06-08

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