Red Banks is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 215 people and just one neighborhood, Red Banks is the 261st largest community in Mississippi. Red Banks has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Red Banks, where the median household income is .
Red Banks real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Red Banks house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Red Banks is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Red Banks is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Banks who work in office and administrative support (50.00%), computer science and math (50.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).
Also of interest is that Red Banks has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Red Banks’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Red Banks is worth considering.
One downside of living in Red Banks, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.50 minutes every day commuting to work.
Red Banks is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Red Banks, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Red Banks does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Red Banks is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.07% of adults in Red Banks have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Red Banks in 2018 was $68,275, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $273,100 for a family of four. However, Red Banks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Red Banks also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.16% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Red Banks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Red Banks residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Red Banks include Irish, British, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Red Banks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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 Red Banks, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Our research reveals that 98.3% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 51.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.2% of American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 neighborhood in Red Banks are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 32.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.9% 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, 51.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.0%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.7%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Red Banks, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (2.7%), and residents who report Arab roots (1.6%), and some of the residents are also of Lebanese ancestry (1.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (1.3%), 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 (37.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (98.3%) 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.