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Mineral Springs, NC

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Mineral Springs Profile


Overview

Mineral Springs is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,159 people and just one neighborhood, Mineral Springs is the 244th 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.

Occupations and Workforce

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mineral Springs who work in sales jobs (16.19%), teaching (12.87%), and management occupations (8.72%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.68% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Mineral Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mineral 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, Mineral Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mineral Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Mineral Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.02 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Mineral Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Mineral Springs Demographics

The citizens of Mineral Springs are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.63% of adults in Mineral Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mineral Springs in 2018 was $37,460, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,840 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 English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Mineral Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Mineral Springs, NC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Mineral Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Parkwood High School
3220 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
09-12
Parkwood Middle School
3219 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
06-08
Waxhaw Elementary School
1101 Old Providence Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
Western Union Elementary School
4111 Western Union Sch Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
New Town Elementary School
1100 Waxhaw Indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
PK-05
Cuthbertson High School
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
09-12
Cuthbertson Middle School
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.8% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.2% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 2.5%

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