Mineral Springs is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,111 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mineral Springs is the 272nd largest community in North Carolina.
Mineral Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Mineral Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mineral Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mineral Springs is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mineral Springs who work in sales jobs (12.42%), office and administrative support (9.68%), and management occupations (8.03%).
Also of interest is that Mineral Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Mineral 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, Mineral Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Mineral Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mineral Springs, the average commute to work is 30.89 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Mineral Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Mineral Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.79% of adults in Mineral Springs have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mineral Springs in 2018 was $37,277, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,108 for a family of four. However, Mineral Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mineral Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mineral Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mineral Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mineral Springs include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mineral Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.