Springfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 58,877 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 12th largest community in Ohio. Springfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Springfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Springfield is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), food service (9.05%), and sales jobs (8.75%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Springfield rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.95% of adults 25 and older in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2018 was $21,715, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,860 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Springfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.