Siloam Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 16,081 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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Siloam Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.89% of the Siloam Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Siloam Springs is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Siloam Springs who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), management occupations (8.70%), and sales jobs (8.62%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.62 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Siloam Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Siloam Springs are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.23% of adults in Siloam Springs having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Siloam Springs in 2010 was $17,443, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,772 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 22.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Siloam Springs include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Siloam Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.