Springfield is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,078 people and just one neighborhood, Springfield is the 248th largest community in Minnesota. Springfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Springfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Springfield is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in sales jobs (15.61%), office and administrative support (13.61%) and healthcare (8.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Springfield is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Springfield is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.75 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Springfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.