Holly Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,610 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Holly Springs is the 49th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Holly Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holly Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holly Springs who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), sales jobs (11.84%), and management occupations (8.16%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Holly Springs, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Holly Springs provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In Holly Springs, just 12.63% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Holly Springs in 2010 was $12,521, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,084 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Holly Springs include German, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Holly Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.