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, Holly Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Holly Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holly Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Holly Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.47%), sales jobs (11.08%), and teaching (7.70%).
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 12.25% 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 $12,589, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,356 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.