Holly Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,442 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Holly Springs is the 95th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Holly Springs was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Holly Springs economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Holly Springs, where the median household income is $95,941.00.
Holly Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Holly Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Holly Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holly Springs is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Holly Springs who work in management occupations (16.49%), sales jobs (15.85%), and business and financial occupations (13.66%).
Also of interest is that Holly Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.88% 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.
Because of many things, Holly Springs is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Holly Springs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Holly Springs perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Holly Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.94 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Holly Springs are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.06% of adults in Holly Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holly Springs in 2018 was $33,694, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,776 for a family of four.
Holly Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Holly Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holly Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Holly Springs include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Holly Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.