Spring Grove is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,168 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Spring Grove is the 576th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Spring Grove was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Spring Grove is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.32% of the Spring Grove workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Spring Grove is a borough of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Grove who work in office and administrative support (15.20%), sales jobs (11.74%), and healthcare (5.18%).
Being a small borough, Spring Grove does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Spring Grove are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.47% of adults in Spring Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Spring Grove in 2010 was $24,451, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,804 for a family of four. However, Spring Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Spring Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spring Grove include Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Spring Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.