Boiling Springs is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,532 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Boiling Springs is the 52nd largest community in South Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Boiling Springs was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Boiling Springs economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Boiling Springs, where the median household income is $64,821.00.
Boiling Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Boiling Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boiling Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boiling Springs is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boiling Springs who work in teaching (13.06%), management occupations (10.21%), and office and administrative support (9.50%).
Also of interest is that Boiling Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small town, Boiling Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Boiling Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.54% of adults in Boiling Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Boiling Springs in 2010 was $30,004, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,016 for a family of four. However, Boiling Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Boiling Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boiling Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boiling Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Boiling Springs include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Boiling Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.