The town of Spring, Texas is home to just over 56,000 people. With an average age of just over 34, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Texas. The majority of Spring residents own their homes, and 27% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,305 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,029.
Averaging about 36 minutes, the commute time for Spring residents is longer than the Texas average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (45%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Compared to the national average (5%), Spring has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). In addition, 11% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in Spring: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 14% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 11% of residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Spring workers earn an average annual income of almost $79,000, a little more than the Texas average. Spring's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.