Spring City is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,995 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spring City is the 228th largest community in Tennessee.
Spring City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Spring City is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring City who work in office and administrative support (12.93%), maintenance occupations (7.48%), and sales jobs (7.35%).
Of important note, Spring City is also a town of artists. Spring City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Spring City’s character.
Also of interest is that Spring City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Spring City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Spring City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Spring City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.77% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring City in 2010 was $19,438, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,752 for a family of four. However, Spring City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Spring City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.74% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Spring City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spring City include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Spring City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hungarian.