Waveland is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,419 people and just one neighborhood, Waveland is the 58th largest community in Mississippi. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Waveland, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Waveland, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Waveland’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation.
Real Estate Prices
Waveland real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Waveland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Waveland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waveland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waveland who work in sales jobs (16.22%), office and administrative support (13.32%) and food service (8.13%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city 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, Waveland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waveland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Waveland is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small city, Waveland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.