Iuka, MS (City Center)




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About Iuka, MS (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Iuka is $94,747, which is more expensive than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi and 17.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Iuka City Center is currently $776, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.1% of Mississippi neighborhoods.

Iuka City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Iuka, Mississippi.

Real estate in the City Center of Iuka, MS is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 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.

Iuka City Center has a 14.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.1% 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: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Iuka City Center neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 24.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Iuka City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the City Center neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Iuka neighborhood.


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 City Center neighborhood in Iuka are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.7% 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 Iuka City Center neighborhood, 31.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.9%), and 15.8% 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 Iuka, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report German roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (3.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Iuka City Center 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 Iuka City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.3%) 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 (7.6%) . 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. 3 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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Iuka 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Iuka 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 28.34
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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
Belmont School
9 School Drive
Belmont, MS, 38827
KG-12
Tish. Co. Career And Technical Cent
1421 Hwy 25 N
Tishomingo, MS, 38873
09-12
Tishomingo Co Alternative School
Highway 25 N
Tishomingo, MS, 38873
05-12
Burnsville Elementary
23 Washington St.
Burnsville, MS, 38833
KG-08
Tishomingo Elementary
34 A Monroe St
Tishomingo, MS, 38873
KG-08
Iuka Elementary School
1500 Old Whitehouse Rd
Iuka, MS, 38852
KG-04
Iuka Middle School
507 West Quitman
Iuka, MS, 38852
05-08
Tishomingo County High School
701 Hwy 72
Iuka, MS, 38852
09-12

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