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Shady Spring, WV
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Living in Shady Spring


Shady Spring is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,169 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shady Spring is the 66th largest community in West Virginia.

Shady Spring real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Shady Spring house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Shady Spring is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shady Spring is a town of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shady Spring who work in management occupations (17.76%), sales jobs (10.31%), and healthcare (10.17%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shady Spring has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shady Spring a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small town, Shady Spring does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Shady 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 Shady Spring, 23.22% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Shady Spring in 2018 was $28,432, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,728 for a family of four. However, Shady Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Shady Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and German/Yiddish.