Hot Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 35,635 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Hot Springs is the 11th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities, Hot Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hot Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hot Springs is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hot Springs who work in sales jobs (12.97%), office and administrative support (10.56%), and teaching (7.88%).
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 17.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Hot Springs who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.14% of the adults in Hot Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hot Springs in 2010 was $20,108, 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 $80,432 for a family of four. However, Hot Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hot Springs is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Hot Springs include English, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hot Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.