Springfield, Missouri 

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Best Places to Live in Springfield, Missouri

Small city - Southwest Missouri at the foot of the Ozark Mountains
Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Nearby recreation
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
- Economic concerns
-Low ethnic diversity

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What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, the state’s third largest city, serves as a commercial center and gateway to the Ozark Mountains. The town is an important crossroads and agricultural center for livestock and poultry production, and has grown rapidly in recent years, strengthening the economy but also bringing some unattractive sprawl and contentious growth management issues. The former Southwest Missouri State University, recently renamed Missouri State, now brings some 18,000 students to town.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Greene County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: Springfield
Zip Codes: 65807 65802 65803 65804 65810 65809 65806
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1270 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Springfield is 4.30% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have increased by 3.57%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 15.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Springfield's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Springfield's population is 166,810 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.73%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield is $114,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Springfield public schools spend $9,703 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Springfield. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Springfield

It's a good time to buy in Springfield. Home Appreciation is up 2.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Springfield Real Estate.

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Reviews for Springfield    60 Reviews
No. Just no - 4/12/2018
No wonder the cost of living is so low in Springfield there's nothing freakin' THERE. It's a dump people. There is no manufacturing, NOTHING is produced there. The... (Read More)

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No. Just no - 4/12/2018
No wonder the cost of living is so low in Springfield there's nothing freakin' THERE. It's a dump people. There is no manufacturing, NOTHING is produced there. The... (Read More)

On the Move - 3/20/2018
Springfield is having growing pains. People are moving here from all over the country, and as a result there is a lot of commotion...hustle, bustle, construction, etc. ... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI
65807 65802 65803 65804 65810 65809 65806