Sulphur Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,098 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sulphur Springs is the 162nd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sulphur Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.23%), sales jobs (9.07%), and management occupations (8.35%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.47 minutes getting to work every day.
Sulphur Springs 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Sulphur Springs rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.95% of adults 25 and older in Sulphur Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Sulphur Springs in 2010 was $19,878, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,512 for a family of four. However, Sulphur Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sulphur Springs is a very 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 16.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sulphur Springs include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sulphur Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.