Holly Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 10,719 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 $67,488.00.
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 87.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holly Springs is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Holly Springs who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), management occupations (14.13%), and sales jobs (13.57%).
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.
Holly Springs is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Holly Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Holly Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Holly Springs, the average commute to work is 33.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Holly Springs are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.28% 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 2010 was $27,901, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,604 for a family of four. However, Holly Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Holly Springs is a very 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, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Holly Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.