Valley Springs is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,479 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valley Springs is the 555th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Valley 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.
Valley Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Springs is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Springs who work in sales jobs (13.14%), management occupations (11.37%), and food service (8.92%).
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, Valley Springs is worth considering.
One downside of living in Valley Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Valley Springs, the average commute to work is 35.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Valley Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Valley Springs are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.70% of adults in Valley Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Valley Springs in 2018 was $33,289, 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 $133,156 for a family of four. However, Valley Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley Springs is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Valley Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Valley Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Valley Springs include English, German, Irish, Portuguese, and European.
The most common language spoken in Valley Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.