Spring, TX

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Spring profile

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.

Spring is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (19.50%), sales jobs (11.50%), and management occupations (9.67%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spring, the average commute to work is 33.71 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Spring are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.43% of adults in Spring having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Spring in 2010 was $27,550, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,200 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 30.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spring include German, Irish, English, French, and Polish.

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