Spring Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 30,998 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Spring Valley is the 254th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Spring Valley 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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The percentage of people in Spring Valley who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.81% of adults in Spring Valley have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spring Valley in 2018 was $32,471, 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 $129,884 for a family of four. However, Spring Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spring Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Spring Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Spring Valley, accounting for 39.53% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Spring Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spring Valley include Irish, English, German, Italian, and European.
Spring Valley also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.61%.
The most common language spoken in Spring Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.