Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs profile

Living in Holly Springs

Holly Springs is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 37,812 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Holly Springs is the 36th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Holly Springs was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Holly Springs economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Holly Springs, where the median household income is $112,029.00.

Holly Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Holly Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Holly Springs is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holly Springs is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holly Springs who work in management occupations (18.59%), sales jobs (15.13%), and business and financial occupations (8.63%).

Also of interest is that Holly Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Holly Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.39% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Holly 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 town’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, Holly Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Holly Springs is a pretty powerful place. 58.10% of the adults in Holly Springs have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Holly Springs in 2018 was $42,324, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,296 for a family of four.

Holly Springs is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Holly Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Holly Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.