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.
Spring Creek is a blue-collar town, with 39.40% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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 (11.86%), management occupations (9.20%), and sales jobs (7.03%).
Spring Creek is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Spring Creek’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Spring Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Spring Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Spring Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Spring Creek may be for you.
In Spring Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.06 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
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 citizens of Spring Creek are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.82% of adults in Spring Creek having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring Creek in 2010 was $38,119, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,476 for a family of four.
Spring Creek is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Spring Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.