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Vancleave, MS
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Living in Vancleave


Vancleave is a somewhat small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 5,592 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Vancleave is the 63rd 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.

Unlike some towns, Vancleave isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Vancleave are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vancleave is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vancleave who work in healthcare (13.83%), management occupations (13.37%), and sales jobs (12.69%).

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.

Because of many things, Vancleave is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Vancleave a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Vancleave has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Vancleave’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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.

In Vancleave, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

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. 20.87% of adults 25 and older in Vancleave have a college degree.

The per capita income in Vancleave in 2018 was $29,603, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,412 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, Welsh, and French.

The most common language spoken in Vancleave is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.