Springfield, OR

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Living in Springfield

Springfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 63,230 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the ninth largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Springfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.06%), sales jobs (9.77%), and food service (7.82%).

Springfield has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Springfield has quite a high level of public transit users. Springfield’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

In terms of college education, Springfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.82% of adults 25 and older in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Springfield in 2018 was $23,779, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,116 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 Asian. Springfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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