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.
Silver Springs is a blue-collar town, with 39.69% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Silver Springs is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Springs who work in office and administrative support (17.09%), maintenance occupations (9.60%), and personal care services (8.17%).
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.
In Silver Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Silver Springs is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Silver Springs have a very low rate of college education: just 9.72% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Silver Springs in 2010 was $15,570, which is low income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,280 for a family of four.
Silver Springs is a somewhat 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 10.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Silver Springs include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Silver Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.