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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Population
55,894

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$886
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%

Windsor County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    97
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    24
    41
  • Robbery
    16
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    279
    500
  • Theft
    1,025
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    36
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,763
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Windsor County Reviews

1 review
I love Springfield, it is a great small town and there is a great sense of community and belonging here. The bad thing about Springfield is in recent years drug activity has picked up, mainly the heroin industry. There have been several drug-related shootings in our small town over the past couple of years. Although these shootings have been terrifying and deadly, they have strengthened our town, and we have started to fight back against the drug trades. Springfield is filled with friendly faces and a great place to live.
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