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.
Unlike some towns, Silver Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Silver Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silver Springs is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), healthcare (10.09%), and sales jobs (9.86%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.88% 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 town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Silver Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Silver Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Silver Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Silver Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Silver Springs, just 8.90% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Silver Springs in 2018 was $18,087, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,348 for a family of four.
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.