Inverness is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 839 people and just one neighborhood, Inverness is the 184th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Inverness is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Inverness is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Inverness who work in office and administrative support (21.88%), management occupations (20.36%), and teaching (6.87%).
Also of interest is that Inverness has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Inverness is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small town, Inverness does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Inverness with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.85% of adults in Inverness have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Inverness in 2018 was $21,751, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,004 for a family of four. However, Inverness contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Inverness is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Inverness home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Inverness residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Inverness include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Inverness is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 Inverness, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 18 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood in Inverness are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 31.8% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 17.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.0%).
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 neighborhood in Inverness, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (3.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.4%).
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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (88.0%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.