Union Springs is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,919 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union Springs is the 138th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Union Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 58.96% of the Union Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Union Springs is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union Springs who work in sales jobs (9.55%), office and administrative support (6.94%), and management occupations (5.83%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Union Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Union Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Union Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Union Springs may be for you.
The citizens of Union Springs are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.27% of adults in Union Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Union Springs in 2010 was $16,198, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,792 for a family of four.
Union Springs is a very 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. Union Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Union Springs include African, Other Subsaharan African, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Union Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.