Springfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,192 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 189th largest community in Michigan.
When you are in Springfield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.99% of Springfield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Springfield is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in sales jobs (12.29%), office and administrative support (10.80%), and food service (4.73%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Springfield spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Springfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Springfield with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.65% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $18,517, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,068 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.