Shingle Springs is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,484 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Shingle Springs is the 526th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Shingle 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shingle Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shingle Springs is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Shingle Springs who work in office and administrative support (17.28%), sales jobs (15.47%), and computer science and math (10.97%).
Also of interest is that Shingle Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shingle Springs is worth considering.
One downside of living in Shingle Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.06 minutes every day commuting to work.
The overall education level of Shingle Springs is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.86% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Shingle Springs in 2010 was $39,301, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,204 for a family of four. However, Shingle Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shingle Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shingle Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shingle Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Shingle Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.10% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shingle Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Shingle Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.