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What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield is strategically located between Dayton and Columbus on or near major east-west and north-south transportation routes serving the country. The city has a strong industrial heritage, at one time being a manufacturing center for automobiles and farm implements before that industry concentrated into just a few players. Big employers today include Navistar International and Honda, and an assortment of smaller manufacturing, food processing and distribution enterprises.


Quick Facts About Springfield

    The unemployment rate in Springfield is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have Increased by 2.47 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 22.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Springfield's population is 60,728 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.19 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Springfield is $56,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -2.80 percent.
    Springfield public schools spend $10,653 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Springfield.

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All I can say is "what a dump". Very few nice neighborhoods, lots of them crime and drug-ridden. The only business growth is on Bechtle Ave. At least it's an easy drive... (read more)
why I moved
The other message is correct. Springfield is a dump. The housing market has taken a nose dive yet the city still continues to give false housing values so we have to pay... (read more)
Climate in Ohio
If you like variety, Ohio is a good choice. Summer can be quite hot and humid for period, followed by more moderate heat. Not too much rain, but at times it can come... (read more)
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