Mize is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 318 people and just one neighborhood, Mize is the 247th largest community in Mississippi.
Mize real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Mize house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Mize isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mize are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mize is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mize who work in healthcare (15.15%), management occupations (13.13%), and sales jobs (9.09%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Mize has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Mize is also a town of artists. Mize has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mize’s character.
Overall, Mize’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mize has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mize has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mize than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mize may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Mize doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Mize with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.88% of adults in Mize have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mize in 2018 was $26,598, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,392 for a family of four. However, Mize contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mize home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mize residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Mize include German, Dutch, English, Irish, and Other Subsaharan African.
The most common language spoken in Mize is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
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.
Real estate in the neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
In addition, unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 91.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Mississippi. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
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 Mize are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 40.2% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.4%), and 11.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.4% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Mize, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.2%), and residents who report German roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of British ancestry (2.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.1%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.