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Latitude: 39.763908 Longitude: -89.670832


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Overview
Population:116,250
Pop. Change:1%
State: Illinois
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
County: Sangamon County
City:Springfield
Zip Code:62704, 62702, ... 22 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Schools:See Local Schools

Springfield's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Springfield, Illinois

As of 2012, Springfield's population is 116,250 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.32 percent.

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The median home cost in Springfield is $100,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.03 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 10.20% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Springfield public schools spend $4,661 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Springfield.

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The unemployment rate in Springfield is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Springfield jobs have Decreased by 0.34 percent.


Ranked #57 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #133 Best Green Cities
Ranked #196 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Springfield

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Springfield's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes