Street has a thriving community of around 12,000 people. It is the headquarters of the multinational company, Clarks, which is a family run business. Street is also the home to Millfield school, the public school with international reputation. There is also a large tertiary college called Strode College and a range of excellent infant and junior schools. Street has a large secondary school called Crispin school.
Street has a wide range of facilities available to its residents and visitors. It boasts both indoor and outdoor swimming pools as well as a popular theatre. Street has a thriving High Street with a wide variety of shops to suits all needs as well as several local supermarkets. The town is also well known for Clarks Village which is the first purpose built factory shopping centre in the UK. Clarks village is a significant local employer.