Biloxi, MS (Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave)




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About Biloxi, MS (Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave median real estate price is $171,022, which is more expensive than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi and 43.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave is currently $961, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.9% of Mississippi neighborhoods.

Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Biloxi, Mississippi. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood has more French and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.1% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.0% have Yugoslav ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 53.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.9% 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers.


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 Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood in Biloxi are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.1% 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 Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood, 56.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.2%), and 10.7% 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 Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood in Biloxi, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (15.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (12.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

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 Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.7%) 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 (6.8%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Biloxi 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76

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Irish Hill Dr / Porter Ave 0.101011101001110
Biloxi 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 28.34

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Biloxi 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Mississippi

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Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Nichols Elementary School
590 Division Street
Biloxi, MS, 39530
PK-06
Lopez School
140 St. John Street
Biloxi, MS, 39531
KG-12
North Bay Elementary School
1825 Popp's Ferry Road
Biloxi, MS, 39532
KG-05
Biloxi Junior High School
1424 Father Ryan Avenue
Biloxi, MS, 39530
06-08
R D Brown Voc Center School
1845 Richard Drive
Biloxi, MS, 39532
09-12
Popps Ferry Elementary School
364 Nelson Road
Biloxi, MS, 39531
KG-05
Gorenflo Elementary School
771 Elder Street
Biloxi, MS, 39530
02-05
Jeff Davis Elementary School
340 St. Mary Blvd.
Biloxi, MS, 39531
KG-05
Biloxi High School
1845 Richard Drive
Biloxi, MS, 39532
09-12

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