Box Springs is a somewhat small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 6,161 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Box Springs is the 124th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Box Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.34% of the Box Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Box Springs is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Box Springs who work in teaching (11.00%), sales jobs (10.85%), and management occupations (9.17%).
Overall, Box Springs’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Box Springs is worth considering.
In Box Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In Box Springs, just 12.94% 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 Box Springs in 2010 was $19,726, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,904 for a family of four. However, Box Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Box Springs is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Box Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Box Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Box Springs include English, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Box Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.