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 (14.14%), food service (10.44%), and maintenance occupations (10.37%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Springfield, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Springfield is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The rate of college-level education in Springfield is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.46% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $17,659, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,636 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 English, German, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.