Silver Springs is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,674 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Silver Springs is the 206th largest community in Florida.
When you are in Silver Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.02% of Silver Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Silver Springs is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), healthcare (10.21%), and sales jobs (7.29%).
A relatively large number of people in Silver Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.70% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Silver Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Silver Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Silver Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Silver Springs may be for you.
One downside of living in Silver Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.10 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Silver Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Silver Springs, just 11.65% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Silver Springs in 2018 was $18,341, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,364 for a family of four.
Silver Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Silver Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Silver Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Silver Springs include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Silver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.