Silver Springs is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 5,294 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Silver Springs is the 20th largest community in Nevada.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Silver Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.93% of the Silver Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Silver Springs is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Springs who work in office and administrative support (18.01%), maintenance occupations (8.74%), and personal care services (8.34%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Silver Springs is worth considering.
One downside of living in Silver Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.82 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Silver Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Silver Springs has a very low overall level of education: only 7.76% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Silver Springs in 2010 was $15,562, which is low income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,248 for a family of four.
Silver Springs is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Silver Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Silver Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Silver Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Silver Springs include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Silver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.