Vancleave is a somewhat small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,022 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vancleave is the 62nd largest community in Mississippi.
Vancleave real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Vancleave house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Vancleave is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vancleave is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Vancleave who work in sales jobs (17.68%), management occupations (12.85%), and office and administrative support (8.13%).
Also of interest is that Vancleave has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Vancleave 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. Vancleave has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Vancleave than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Vancleave may be for you.
One downside of living in Vancleave, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.62 minutes every day commuting to work.
Vancleave is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Vancleave isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 96.79% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Vancleave doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Vancleave citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.69% of adults 25 and older in Vancleave have a college degree.
The per capita income in Vancleave in 2010 was $23,446, 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 $93,784 for a family of four. However, Vancleave contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Vancleave home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vancleave residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vancleave include English, Irish, German, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Vancleave is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.