Springville is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States that is part of the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 29,466 in 2010, according to the United States Census. Springville is a bedroom community for commuters who work in the Provo-Orem and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas. Other neighboring cities include Spanish Fork and Mapleton. Springville has the nickname of “Art City” or “Hobble Creek”.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 14.4 square miles (37.4 km), of which 14.4 square miles (37.2 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km), or 0.34%, is water. Springville is on the west side of the Wasatch Mountain Range and 3 miles (5 km) east of the average shoreline of Utah Lake and almost entirely east of Interstate 15. All vehicular traffic that transports goods to the north, south, east and west funnels through the interstate hub near Springville’s strategically important freeway location. A great potential with its strong connection to the arts, Springville is thriving community that has experienced steady growth over the past ten years. Its current population of 31, 205 continues to increase with 4.6% annual growth.
As of the census of 2000, there were 20,424 people, 5,975 households, and 5,024 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,770.5 people per square mile (683.3/km²). There were 6,229 housing units at an average density of 540.0 per square mile (208.4/km²). The city’s racial makeup was 94.58% White, 0.11% African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, 2.23% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.77% of the population.
There were 5,975 households, of which 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.41 and the average family size was 3.76.
In the city, the population was spread out with 37.4% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. The heavily weighted 18- to 24-year-old demographic is largely due to the city slowly attracting students and graduates from Brigham Young University, in the adjoining city of Provo, as well as Utah Valley University in the nearby city of Orem. For every 100 females, there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.
The city’s median household income was $46,472, and the median family income was $48,845. Males had a median income of $37,942 versus $26,098 for females. The city’s per capita income was $15,634. About 6.6% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.
Springville Utah neighborhoods include: Dry Creek, Evergreen South, Near Hobble Creek Canyon, S Main Street, South Springcreek, Spring Creek 21, Springville, Three Sisters Canyon, West of Main North of 400