Sulphur Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,134 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sulphur Springs is the 162nd largest community in Texas.
Sulphur Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sulphur Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sulphur Springs who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), sales jobs (9.90%), and management occupations (6.74%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sulphur Springs spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.60 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Sulphur Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.77% of adults 25 and older in Sulphur Springs have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sulphur Springs in 2010 was $23,038, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,152 for a family of four. However, Sulphur Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sulphur Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sulphur Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sulphur Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sulphur Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sulphur Springs include Irish, German, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sulphur Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.