Spring Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 13,422 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spring Creek is the 13th largest community in Nevada.
Spring Creek real estate is some of the most expensive in Nevada, although Spring Creek house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Spring Creek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.59% of the Spring Creek workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Spring Creek is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Creek who work in office and administrative support (12.34%), management occupations (10.16%), and teaching (6.85%).
Because of many things, Spring Creek 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, Spring Creek really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spring Creek 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 Spring Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.69 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small town, Spring Creek has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Spring Creek overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Spring Creek, 21.35% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spring Creek in 2010 was $38,696, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,784 for a family of four.
The people who call Spring Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Spring Creek include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Spring Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.