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.

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.

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 33.71 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, 23.43% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Spring in 2010 was $27,550, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. 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.