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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring who work in office and administrative support (19.63%), sales jobs (12.21%), and management occupations (8.67%).
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.
Spring is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Spring’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Spring, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.47 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Spring citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.79% of adults in Spring have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spring in 2010 was $27,048, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,192 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 29.62% 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 Vietnamese.