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.
Springfield is a blue-collar town, with 44.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Springfield is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (10.70%), sales jobs (9.28%), and food service (8.01%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.15 minutes getting to work every day.
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 10.26% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $16,922, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,688 for a family of four.
Springfield is an extremely 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, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.