Springfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 16,808 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 36th largest community in Tennessee.
Springfield is a blue-collar town, with 36.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Springfield is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (12.74%), sales jobs (8.47%), and management occupations (6.44%).
The citizens of Springfield are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.35% of adults in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $19,535, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,140 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Black or African-American. Springfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.