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.
Union Springs is a blue-collar town, with 45.87% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Union Springs is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union Springs who work in sales jobs (10.42%), office and administrative support (9.85%), and management occupations (8.20%).
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. 16.60% of adults in Union Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union Springs in 2010 was $18,538, 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 $74,152 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 41.23% 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, Other Subsaharan African, Haitian, English, and Guyanese.
The most common language spoken in Union Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.