Springville is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,154 people and just one neighborhood, Springville is the 337th largest community in Iowa. Springville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Springville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Springville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springville who work in office and administrative support (18.18%), sales jobs (9.24%), and computer science and math (6.35%).
Also of interest is that Springville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Springville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Springville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Springville 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.
The education level of Springville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.32% of adults in Springville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Springville in 2018 was $29,903, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,612 for a family of four. However, Springville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Springville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Springville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Springville include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Springville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Iowa. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Croatian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 1.0% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Springville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 59.3% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 30.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.7%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Springville, IA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (4.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.