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Springfield is a city in Greene County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Springfield. For links to other places called Springfield, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Springfield is 37.215N. The longitude is -93.298W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,299 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 150,867.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65806 ZIP code.
20% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $17,711, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.
Libraries in Springfield include Ash Grove Branch, Brentwood Branch Library, Fair Grove Branch Library, Kearney Branch Library, Library Center Branch, Midtown Carnegie Branch, Republic Branch Library, Willard Branch Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Springfield include KOLR, KOZK, KSFX, KSPR, KYTV.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KSMU.
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
Springfield restaurants taking online reservations include Agrario, Gallery Bistro, Hickok's Steakhouse, Mille's Turn of the Century Cafe ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 38 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Springfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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