Big Spring SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9

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Big Spring, Texas Info Snack

Big Spring is a city in and the county seat of Howard County, Texas, United States, at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 87 and Interstate 20. With a population of 27,291 at the 2010 census, it is the largest city between Midland to the west, Abilene to the east, Lubbock to the north, and San Angelo to the south. Big Spring was established as the county seat of Howard County in 1882; it is the largest community in the county.
Population
28,257
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
16.1%
Median Home
$73,600
Median Income
$47,184
Median Rent
$851

Rankings for Big Spring in Texas

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1

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Map Of Big Spring, TX

Population over time in Big Spring

Year Population % Change
2017 28,257 -0.1%
2016 28,295 0.9%
2015 28,054 1.0%
2014 27,768 1.1%
2013 27,470 1.1%
2012 27,162 0.9%
2011 26,910 1.3%
2010 26,570 -

Crime in Big Spring Per 100k

Crime Big Spring TX USA
Violent Crime 577.5 438.9 382.9
Murder 7.0 5.0 5.3
Robbery 76.5 114.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 466.1 268.8 248.9
Property Crime 3579.5 2562.6 2362.0
Burglary 768.8 473.7 430.4
Larceny 2515.0 1848.5 1694.0
Car Theft 295.7 240.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Big Spring

White
43.0% (12,142)
African American
6.1% (1,735)
American Indian
0.8% (237)
Asian
1.0% (288)
Hawaiian
0.1% (21)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (550)
Hispanic
47.0% (13,284)
Race Big Spring TX USA
White 43.0% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 6.1% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 47.0% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Big Spring, Texas

Less than $10,000
9.3% (262,790)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (161,064)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (245,835)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (364,515)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (429,506)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (604,699)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (327,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (305,175)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (59,339)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (67,816)
Income Big Spring TX USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Big Spring

Female
42.9% (12,129)
Male
57.1% (16,127)
Gender Big Spring TX USA
Female 42.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 57.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Big Spring for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (2,537)
9-12th Grade
12.2% (3,459)
High School / GED
35.2% (9,933)
Some College
25.1% (7,094)
Associate's Degree
6.5% (1,827)
Bachelor's Degree
8.6% (2,437)
Master's Degree
2.0% (561)
Professional Degree
1.1% (313)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (90)
Education Big Spring TX USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.2% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.2% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 25.1% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.5% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.6% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.0% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.1% 1.4%

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