Columbus, MS (Mississippi U for Women / College St)




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About Columbus, MS (Mississippi U for Women / College St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mississippi U for Women / College St median real estate price is $109,051, which is more expensive than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi and 22.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mississippi U for Women / College St is currently $612, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.0% of Mississippi neighborhoods.

Mississippi U for Women / College St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbus, Mississippi.

Mississippi U for Women / College St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mississippi U for Women / College St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.5% 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

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 Columbus, the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

The Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 73.2% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, of particular note, 4.6% of the people in the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Also, an extraordinary 15.7% of the residents of the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Finally, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in MS. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

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 Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 65.4% 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 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood in Columbus are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 73.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.5% of U.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 Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood, 40.3% 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 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 14.1% 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 Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood in Columbus, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (8.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (5.6%), and residents who report German roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.8%), along with some African ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

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 Mississippi U for Women / College St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.4%) 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 (7.1%) and 6.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Mississippi U for Women / College St 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76
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Mississippi U for Women / College St 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
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Mississippi U for Women / College St 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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
Cmsd Alternative School
924 20 Th Street North
Columbus, MS, 39701
KG-12
Mckellar Vocational Center
810 N Browder Street
Columbus, MS, 39702
09-12
Stokes Beard Elementary School
311 Martin Luther King Dr.
Columbus, MS, 39701
PK-05
Columbus High School
215 Hemlock Street
Columbus, MS, 39702
09-12
Cook Elementary School
2217 N Seventh Street
Columbus, MS, 39705
PK-05
Fairview Elementary School
225 Airline Road
Columbus, MS, 39702
PK-05
Franklin Academy
501 N Third Avenue
Columbus, MS, 39701
PK-05
Sale Elementary School
520 Warpath Road
Columbus, MS, 39702
PK-05
Columbus Middle School
175 Highway 373
Columbus, MS, 39705
06-08

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