Running Springs is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,021 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Running Springs is the 514th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Running Springs are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some towns, Running Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Running Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Running Springs is a town of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Running Springs who work in management occupations (15.33%), office and administrative support (8.31%) and sales jobs (7.99%).
Also of interest is that Running Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.91% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another notable thing is that Running Springs is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
In Running Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Running Springs citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.68% of adults in Running Springs have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Running Springs in 2010 was $28,253, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,012 for a family of four. However, Running Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Running Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Running Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Running Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.38% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Running Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, Swedish and European.
The most common language spoken in Running Springs is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|RUNNING SPRINGS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,820|
|RUNNING SPRINGS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||70.89%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||29.11%|
|TYPE OF RUNNING SPRINGS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||94.32%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.42%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.84%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.62%|
|SIZE OF RUNNING SPRINGS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.43%|
|AGE OF RUNNING SPRINGS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.58%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.93%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||38.94%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.55%|
|RUNNING SPRINGS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$314,286|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,334|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $73,000||2.39%|
|$73,001 - $146,000||8.86%|
|$146,001 - $293,000||35.52%|
|$293,001 - $439,000||32.44%|
|$439,001 - $586,000||14.72%|
|$586,001 - $732,000||6.09%|
|$732,001 - $1,098,000||0.00%|
|$1,098,001 - $1,464,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF RUNNING SPRINGS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.30%|
|5 TO 17||15.58%|
|18 TO 24||8.01%|
|25 TO 34||12.33%|
|35 TO 54||28.02%|
|55 TO 64||16.35%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.41%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$69,412|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,253|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.80%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (11.01%)
Public Service (10.59%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.78%)
Real estate (5.29%)
Information Technology (2.42%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.85%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.70%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.74%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.16%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.38%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (29.24%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.39%)
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