Springfield is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,963 people and just one neighborhood, Springfield is the 38th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Springfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Springfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Springfield is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in food service (10.07%), teaching (10.07%) and office and administrative support (9.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Springfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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 16.93 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.