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 home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Spring Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Spring Creek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.70% 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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Creek who work in office and administrative support (11.82%), sales jobs (10.32%), and management occupations (8.04%).
Because of many things, Spring Creek is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spring Creek 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, Spring Creek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spring Creek’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Spring Creek is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spring Creek, the average commute to work is 36.84 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Spring Creek is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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, 23.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spring Creek in 2010 was $37,328, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,312 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 Irish, English, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Spring Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.