Silver Springs is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 9,972 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Springs who work in sales jobs (13.83%), office and administrative support (10.45%), and maintenance occupations (9.37%).
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Silver Springs, the average commute to work is 34.43 minutes, which is quite a bit 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.
The population of Silver Springs has a very low overall level of education: only 7.04% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Silver Springs in 2010 was $16,437, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,748 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, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Silver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.