Saucier is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,465 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Saucier is the 149th largest community in Mississippi.
Saucier real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Saucier house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Saucier is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Saucier is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Saucier who work in personal care services (22.44%), sales jobs (15.09%), and office and administrative support (8.90%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Saucier, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Saucier provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
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, Saucier is worth considering.
One downside of living in Saucier, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.93 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For a small town, Saucier has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Saucier exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In terms of college education, Saucier is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.66% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Saucier in 2018 was $19,305, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,220 for a family of four. However, Saucier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Saucier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saucier residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Saucier include Irish, English, Italian, French, and German.
The most common language spoken in Saucier is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.