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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Spring Creek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.45% 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 (11.99%), management occupations (10.56%), and sales jobs (8.53%).
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.
In Spring Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.54 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.
In Spring Creek, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Spring Creek is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Spring Creek who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.54% of the adults in Spring Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring Creek in 2018 was $37,285, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,140 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, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Spring Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.