Spring Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 14,967 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Spring Creek is the 13th largest community in Nevada.
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 is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Spring Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.52 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 percentage of adults in Spring Creek who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.75% of the adults in Spring Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring Creek in 2018 was $39,364, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,456 for a family of four. However, Spring Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Spring Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.