Most Expensive Springfield Neighborhoods
Springfield is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 32,053 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 32nd largest community in Virginia.
Springfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Springfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in management occupations (11.87%), office and administrative support (11.21%) and sales jobs (7.90%).
Also of interest is that Springfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Springfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Springfield, the average commute to work is 31.81 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Springfield use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Springfield‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of Springfield is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.64% of adults in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2010 was $38,015, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,060 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Springfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Springfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include German, English and Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Springfield's cultural character, accounting for 43.67% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Springfield are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese, Indic languages and Arabic.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,853|
|SPRINGFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||63.46%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||36.55%|
|TYPE OF SPRINGFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.07%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.21%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.85%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.88%|
|SIZE OF SPRINGFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.84%|
|AGE OF SPRINGFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.70%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.55%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||44.01%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.74%|
|SPRINGFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$435,375|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,938|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.69%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.57%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||4.92%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||12.95%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||37.49%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||23.46%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||11.77%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||5.57%|
|PEOPLE OF SPRINGFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.82%|
|5 TO 17||14.62%|
|18 TO 24||8.11%|
|25 TO 34||16.29%|
|35 TO 54||26.36%|
|55 TO 64||12.47%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.33%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$89,516|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,015|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.19%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (11.52%)
Public Service (10.77%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.44%)
Information Technology (3.11%)
Real estate (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.62%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.18%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.93%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.15%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||24.21%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.17%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (45.00%)
Indic languages (3.35%)
African languages (2.82%)
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