Living in Big Spring, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Big Spring SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9

Big Spring, TX Crime Report

947
Total Crimes
3,382.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.68%
Above National Average

Big Spring, TX Cost Of Living

90
Big Spring's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

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
28,367
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$81,300
Median Income
$49,266
Median Rent
$884

Big Spring, TX Photos

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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 28,367 0.4%
2016 28,257 -0.1%
2015 28,295 0.9%
2014 28,054 1.0%
2013 27,768 1.1%
2012 27,470 1.1%
2011 27,162 0.9%
2010 26,910 1.3%
2009 26,570 -
Crime/100k Big Spring TX USA
Violent Crime 542.8 410.9 368.9
Murder 7.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 50.0 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 460.7 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2839.2 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 592.8 410.8 376.0
Larceny 1971.4 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 275.0 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Big Spring

White
42.5% (12,060)
African American
6.5% (1,841)
American Indian
0.7% (192)
Asian
1.1% (299)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
1.7% (477)
Hispanic
47.5% (13,474)
Race Big Spring TX USA
White 42.5% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 6.5% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 47.5% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Big Spring, Texas

Less than $10,000
9.5% (270,550)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (169,492)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (252,466)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (369,480)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (374,798)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (562,375)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (356,005)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (336,148)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (65,953)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (79,427)
Income Big Spring TX USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Big Spring

Female
42.8% (12,132)
Male
57.2% (16,234)
Gender Big Spring TX USA
Female 42.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 57.2% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.0% (2,553)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (3,687)
High School / GED
34.0% (9,644)
Some College
27.0% (7,659)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,702)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (2,269)
Master's Degree
2.0% (567)
Professional Degree
1.0% (283)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Big Spring TX USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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