Springfield is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 9,442 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 211th largest community in Florida.
Springfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Springfield is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (15.03%), sales jobs (10.37%), and food service (9.77%).
Springfield is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Springfield, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
One of the nice things about Springfield is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Springfield, just 12.13% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $18,343, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,372 for a family of four.
Springfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Springfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Springfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include Irish, German, African, and European.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.