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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spring is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring who work in office and administrative support (19.05%), sales jobs (10.95%), and management occupations (8.12%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spring a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Spring has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spring’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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 32.97 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 21.36% of adults in Spring having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spring in 2010 was $27,104, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,416 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 30.01% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spring include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.