Hot Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 37,930 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Hot Springs is the 11th largest community in Arkansas.
Hot Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Hot Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Hot Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hot Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hot Springs who work in sales jobs (16.14%), office and administrative support (12.35%), and food service (10.40%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hot Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.09 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Hot Springs are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.14% of adults in Hot Springs having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hot Springs in 2018 was $24,835, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,340 for a family of four. However, Hot Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hot Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hot Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hot Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hot Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hot Springs include Irish, German, English, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hot Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.