Spring, TX

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Living in Spring

Spring is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 60,827 people and 45 constituent neighborhoods, Spring is the 58th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some towns, Spring isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Spring are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring who work in office and administrative support (19.74%), sales jobs (11.90%), and management occupations (9.34%).

Also of interest is that Spring has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Spring is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Spring really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spring perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Spring, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.60 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Spring overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Spring, 23.08% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Spring in 2010 was $26,684, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,736 for a family of four. However, Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Spring is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Spring also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.79% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spring include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.