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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$721
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    219
    283
  • Murder
    16
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    16
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    799
    500
  • Theft
    3,729
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    141
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$38,207
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
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Waveland Reviews

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We are a small town on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. For a small community, we have everything we need.
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You have to travel 20-50 miles for good jobs.
well below the national average.. just no opportunities