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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Holly Springs, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Holly Springs, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Holly Springs’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Holly Springs does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $104,822.00.

Holly Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Holly Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Holly Springs is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.02% 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 (17.85%), sales jobs (13.72%), and office and administrative support (9.60%).

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 10.46% 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.

Because of many things, Holly Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Holly 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Holly Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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. 55.94% 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 $38,887, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,548 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 Scottish.

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