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Springfield
  • City in Missouri

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Springfield is a city in Missouri with a population of 168,873. Springfield is in Greene County. Living in Springfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Springfield there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Springfield and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Springfield are above average.

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About Springfield...
Population
168,873

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$146,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$878
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,114.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    111.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    182
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    805.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,426.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    676.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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