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 Olive Branch,
the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Handy Corner / Miller
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Mississippi. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Mississippi. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood has more
Cuban and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 3.0% have African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.9% of commuters who live in the
Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood. A whopping 67.9% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Also of note, one way that the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Finally, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Handy Corner / Miller neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.7% of neighborhoods in America.