Spring Branch is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,285 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spring Branch is the 260th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spring Branch is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Branch is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Branch who work in management occupations (12.74%), office and administrative support (10.82%), and sales jobs (8.75%).
Also of interest is that Spring Branch has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Spring Branch telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Spring Branch is worth considering.
One downside of living in Spring Branch is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Spring Branch, the average commute to work is 37.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Spring Branch does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Spring Branch who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.95% of adults in Spring Branch have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Spring Branch in 2010 was $33,090, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,360 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 Black or African-American. Spring Branch also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.65% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spring Branch include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Spring Branch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.