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Spring Branch, TX

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Overview


Spring Branch is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 233 people and just one neighborhood, Spring Branch is the 1015th largest community in Texas.

Spring Branch home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Spring Branch real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Spring Branch is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.12% of the Spring Branch workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Spring Branch is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Branch who work in art, media, and design (42.06%), sales jobs (5.61%), and office and administrative support (2.80%).

Of important note, Spring Branch is also a city of artists. Spring Branch has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Spring Branch’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Spring Branch’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Spring Branch, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 51.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

Spring Branch is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Spring Branch are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.91% of adults in Spring Branch have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Spring Branch in 2018 was $47,199, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,796 for a family of four. However, Spring Branch contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Spring Branch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Branch residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Spring Branch include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Spring Branch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Texas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Texas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods in TX. If a Texas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 70.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Diversity

Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Spring Branch are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 52.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.9%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Spring Branch, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (21.1%), and residents who report English roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (74.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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