Spring Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,125 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spring Valley is the 315th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spring Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Valley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Valley who work in sales jobs (12.40%), office and administrative support (11.39%), and healthcare (10.91%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Spring Valley is worth considering.
Spring Valley is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Spring Valley who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.98% of the adults in Spring Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring Valley in 2018 was $27,590, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,360 for a family of four. However, Spring Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spring Valley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spring Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Spring Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spring Valley include German, Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Spring Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.