Union Springs is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,465 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union Springs is the 138th largest community in Alabama.
When you are in Union Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.96% of Union Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Union Springs is a city of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union Springs who work in sales jobs (10.89%), office and administrative support (9.08%), and maintenance occupations (8.13%).
Being a small city, Union Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Union Springs with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.15% of adults in Union Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union Springs in 2010 was $19,001, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,004 for a family of four. However, Union Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Union Springs also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 48.46% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Union Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Union Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Union Springs residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Union Springs include African, English, Guyanese, Northern European, and German.
The most common language spoken in Union Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.