Jackson, MS (Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd)




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About Jackson, MS (Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd median real estate price is $344,473, which is more expensive than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi and 72.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd is currently $1,478, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi.

Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Mississippi.

Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.3% 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

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 Jackson, the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Mississippi by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in Mississippi. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 38.6% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 22.1% have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.0% of the workforce in the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of all American neighborhoods.


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 Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood in Jackson are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood, 71.0% 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 13.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.0%), and 8.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood in Jackson, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (22.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% 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 Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (95.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 2.76
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Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 28.34
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Lakeland Dr / Ridgewood Rd 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Mississippi 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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

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