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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vancleave is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vancleave is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vancleave who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), sales jobs (10.98%), and food service (10.84%).
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Vancleave has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Vancleave a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Vancleave, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.11 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Vancleave is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Vancleave with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.46% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Vancleave in 2010 was $21,182, 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 $84,728 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 Irish, French , German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Vancleave is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Tagalog.