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Pros

-Capital-city amenities
-Historic interest
-Cost of living

Cons

-Recreation
-High violent crime
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area


Springfield, the state capital, is a quiet agricultural center with a strong government presence. This quiet town with a fairly well-educated population has a substantial heritage built around Abraham Lincoln’s residence and activities. It is “altogether fitting” that the Lincoln memorabilia should be mixed into such a traditional, mid-American city.

Highlights


Small capital city - Near the geographic center of Illinois See Local Real Estate
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City: Springfield
Zip Codes: 62704, 62702, ... 7 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Springfield


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Springfield is 5.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have Increased by 0.90 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 16.70% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Springfield's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Springfield's population is 116,565 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.78 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Springfield is $101,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.27%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Springfield public schools spend $15,118 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Springfield. Learn more...

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  9/4/2014
Honestly the worst.

Springfield is a welfare town, and the residents want it that way. That is all the people here care about, entitleists. The majority were bred and raised in Springfield... (Read More)

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  4/21/2013
thank you for rating

thank you for putting down what Springfield is like it sounds horrible.... (Read More)

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  8/13/2011
over run with crime, drugs, gangs, and poverty

The Lincoln connection and historical sites are wonderful but what could have been a very nice town was poorly managed and almost no preventive measures taken to keep... (Read More)

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