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Bay St. Louis

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    grade B
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade unavailable
    3. Housing
      grade C+
    4. Nightlife
      grade B+
    5. Good for Families
      grade B
    6. Diversity
      grade A minus
    7. Jobs
      grade C
    8. Weather
      grade B
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade C+
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade C+
    12. Commute
      grade B minus

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    Bay St. Louis is a with a population of 13,018. Bay St. Louis is in Hancock County. Living in Bay St. Louis offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Bay St. Louis and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bay St. Louis are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $172,600
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $835
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      32%
    • Own
      68%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      No data available  
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      No data available  
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      No data available  
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      No data available  
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      No data available  
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      No data available  
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      No data available  
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      9%
    • 10-17 years
      12%
    • 18-24 years
      9%
    • 25-34 years
      11%
    • 35-44 years
      10%
    • 45-54 years
      14%
    • 55-64 years
      15%
    • 65+ years
      21%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      10%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      17%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      36%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      27%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      9%
      national  12%

    Working in Bay St. Louis

    Jobs
    grade C
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $39,721
    National
    $62,843

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