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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Soda Springs who work in sales jobs (12.91%), management occupations (10.71%), and office and administrative support (7.74%).
Because of many things, Soda Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Soda Springs a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Soda Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Soda Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the benefits of Soda Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.64 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Soda Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Soda Springs overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Soda Springs, 21.94% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Soda Springs in 2010 was $24,037, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,148 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, Danish, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Soda Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.