For population 25 years and over in Springfield:
For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:
35 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $374 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (124.6 miles , pop. 102,121).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (155.4 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (458.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Vilas, CO (3.1 miles) , Pritchett, CO (3.7 miles) , Two Buttes, CO (4.0 miles) , Walsh, CO (4.3 miles ), Campo, CO (4.6 miles) , Two Butte Creek, CO (5.7 miles ), Manter, KS (6.4 miles) , Kim, CO (6.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.41 N, Longitude: 102.62 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Springfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+4.5%).
Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Springfield, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Springfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Springfield town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/15/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the town center caused $120,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Springfield center
On 1/2/1998 at 15:47:16, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:55:54, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/1996 at 03:09:28, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Springfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Baca County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Springfield:
Airports located in Springfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:
Public high school in Springfield:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Springfield:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.354. This is about average. There were 80 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.59. This is about average. There were 104 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. There were 77 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 115 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Springfield compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Springfield (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Springfield (based on Baca County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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Springfield government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,304 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,809 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Springfield fatal accident list:
May 14, 1984 07:18 PM, 13th Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 5, 1983 07:56 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1983 06:55 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1975 04:48 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Springfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Springfield, CO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Springfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.