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. 39.40% 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 (11.86%), management occupations (9.20%), and sales jobs (7.03%).
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Spring Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Spring Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Spring Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.06 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.
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 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.