Ruleville is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,572 people and just one neighborhood, Ruleville is the 105th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Ruleville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ruleville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ruleville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ruleville who work in office and administrative support (13.11%), sales jobs (11.02%), and food service (9.35%).
The overall crime rate in Ruleville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The percentage of adults in Ruleville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.99% of adults in Ruleville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ruleville in 2018 was $24,683, 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 $98,732 for a family of four. However, Ruleville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ruleville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ruleville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ruleville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Ruleville include Irish, German, English, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ruleville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
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.
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 94.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Ruleville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.2% 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, 29.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.2%), and 18.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% of households.
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 neighborhood in Ruleville, MS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (6.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (3.5%), and residents who report German roots (1.7%).
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 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.7%) 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 (14.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.