Springfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 8,908 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the tenth largest community in Vermont. Springfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns 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 town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (9.36%), maintenance occupations (8.88%), and healthcare (7.93%).
Also of interest is that Springfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Springfield is worth considering.
In terms of college education, Springfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.66% of adults 25 and older in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2018 was $26,152, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,608 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include Irish, English, French, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.