Springfield, OH

Springfield profile

Living in Springfield

Springfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 58,877 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 12th largest community in Ohio. Springfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

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 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 (12.02%), food service (9.05%), and sales jobs (8.75%).

The citizens of Springfield are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.95% of adults in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Springfield in 2018 was $21,715, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,860 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.