Balch Springs, TX


Most expensive Balch Springs neighborhoods

Balch Springs profile

Living in Balch Springs

Balch Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 25,210 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Balch Springs is the 116th largest community in Texas.

When you are in Balch Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.41% of Balch Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Balch Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Balch Springs who work in office and administrative support (14.87%), sales jobs (9.96%), and food service (7.39%).

One downside of living in Balch Springs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Balch Springs, the average commute to work is 32.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Balch Springs have a very low rate of college education: just 9.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Balch Springs in 2010 was $14,871, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,484 for a family of four. However, Balch Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Balch Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Balch Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Balch Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Balch Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 54.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Balch Springs include German, English, Nigerian, and Scottish.

In addition, Balch Springs has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.70%).

The most common language spoken in Balch Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Real Estate in Popular Balch Springs Neighborhoods

Zip Codes in Balch Springs, TX