Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Springfield are $137,310, which is less expensive than 90.6% of Oregon neighborhoods
and 59.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Springfield City Center are currently
$507, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.5% of Oregon neighborhoods.
Springfield City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Springfield, Oregon.
Real estate in the City Center of Springfield, OR is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Springfield City Center are 7.2%,
which is lower than one will find in 62.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Springfield City Center
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Springfield,
the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 4.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.9% of residents in
the Springfield City Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.2%)
living in the Springfield City Center neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Springfield are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 93.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 28.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Springfield City Center neighborhood, 30.1%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(21.3%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the City Center neighborhood in Springfield, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(18.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.7%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (9.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.6%) , along with some French ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Springfield City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, German and Japanese.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Springfield City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.0%) and 6.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.