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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
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Springfield is a city in Missouri with a population of 167,601. 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.

About

About Springfield...
Population
167,601

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$760
National
$1,096
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
    1,166.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    105.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    222.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,063
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,116.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    772.3
    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
    15%
  • 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
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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