Soda Springs is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,944 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Soda Springs is the 47th largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Soda Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Soda Springs is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Soda Springs who work in sales jobs (13.46%), office and administrative support (9.53%), and management occupations (8.40%).
Soda 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, Soda Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Soda Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.59 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Soda Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Soda Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.28% of adults 25 and older in Soda Springs have a college degree.
The per capita income in Soda Springs in 2010 was $24,823, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,292 for a family of four. However, Soda Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Soda Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Soda Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Soda Springs include German, Irish, Danish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Soda Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.