Siloam Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 16,842 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Siloam Springs is the 28th largest community in Arkansas.
Siloam Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Siloam Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Siloam Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Siloam Springs is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Siloam Springs who work in office and administrative support (10.97%), teaching (9.44%), and sales jobs (9.30%).
In addition, Siloam Springs is a college town. There are a lot of students in Siloam Springs attending college, and as a result Siloam Springs provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Siloam Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.23 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Siloam Springs is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Siloam Springs are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.94% of adults in Siloam Springs having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Siloam Springs in 2010 was $18,703, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,812 for a family of four. However, Siloam Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Siloam Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Siloam Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Siloam Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Siloam Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Siloam Springs include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Siloam Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.