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.
Because of many things, Mineral Springs is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mineral Springs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mineral Springs perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Mineral Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.89 minutes every day commuting to work.
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.