Springfield, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 117,006 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 55,797  (47.7%)
Females: 61,209  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 62701, 62711.

Springfield Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,683 (it was $39,388 in 2000)
Springfield:

$48,683
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,648 (it was $23,324 in 2000)

Springfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,400 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Springfield:

$115,400
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $141,920; Detached houses: $149,388; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,099; In 2-unit structures: $135,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,259; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,616; Mobile homes: $45,190

Median gross rent in 2012: $693.

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Springfield races chart
  • White alone - 86,707 (74.8%)
  • Black alone - 21,508 (18.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2,378 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2,365 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2,335 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 388 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 288 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.01%)

Races in Springfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Springfield: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (12.1%), English (9.4%), United States (6.6%), Italian (5.2%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/20/1882

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 54.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,167 people per square mile   (low).

Springfield,IL real estate house value index trend

Springfield, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

4,666 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  4.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 262 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Illinois as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 447 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,374 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,136 (1.9%)

Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (86.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (175.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jerome, IL (1.4 miles ), Leland Grove, IL (1.4 miles ), Southern View, IL (1.4 miles ), Grandview, IL (1.7 miles ), Clear Lake, IL (2.2 miles ), Rochester, IL (2.5 miles ), Curran, IL (2.7 miles ), Riverton, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 325 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 342 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 1999: 346 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2000: 336 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2001: 304 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2002: 316 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2003: 341 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2004: 366 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2006: 219 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2007: 179 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2008: 97 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2009: 112 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2010: 106 buildings, average cost: $259,300
  • 2011: 103 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2012: 93 buildings, average cost: $276,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Flower City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +35,822 (+30.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 46,562 (84.8%)

Area code: 217

Springfield household income distribution Springfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Springfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 61455105685127810
per 100,000 5.412.64.54.58.84.45.26.94.310.26.06.98.5
Rapes 981131321441211121141071251171048376
per 100,000 87.9101.4118.4128.8106.597.698.691.9106.899.788.671.264.9
Robberies 2932433423662852583563293562921,003909260
per 100,000 262.9218.0306.9327.3250.9224.9307.8282.4304.0248.8854.5779.6222.0
Assaults 8237448461,0981,3091,3061,3291,5021,5341,499338258792
per 100,000 738.4667.5759.1981.81152.41138.21149.01289.51310.11277.4287.9221.3676.2
Burglaries 1,8431,8301,7361,8061,8311,7191,9531,5431,7131,7322,1671,8831,670
per 100,000 1653.61641.91557.61614.91612.01498.21688.51324.71463.01475.91846.11614.91425.8
Thefts 5,1955,3666,0956,4825,8985,2885,3735,4815,1255,3035,1605,0765,033
per 100,000 4661.14814.55468.65796.15192.54608.84645.24705.44377.04518.94395.94353.34296.9
Auto thefts 284418349373404338421365337287217240242
per 100,000 254.8375.0313.1333.5355.7294.6364.0313.4287.8244.6184.9205.8206.6
Arson 53595962495158594842577041
per 100,000 47.652.952.955.443.144.450.150.741.035.848.660.035.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 617.0629.2685.7761.7741.7680.1728.8720.4732.0718.5701.5638.7547.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Springfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 287 (249 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.76

Springfield tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,245 (+4.0%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Springfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Springfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Springfield city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from Springfield center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from Springfield center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sangamon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Brendon Small - Writer, Robin Roberts (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Robert Todd Lincoln - (1843-1926), lawyer, statesman, Billy Rogell - Baseball player, Harlington Wood, Jr. - Judge, Julius Rosenwald - Businessman, Andre Iguodala - NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers, born: Jan 28, 1984), Rose Folder - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Justin Knoedler - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Jul 17, 1980), Betty Wanless - Girls Professional Baseball League player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Springfield: Arthur H. Wilson, Henry C. Courtney, John Hugh Catherwood.

Main business address for: CENTRAL ILLINOIS PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), HORACE MANN EDUCATORS CORP /DE/ (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE).

Hospitals in Springfield:

  • ADLOFF PLACE (50 ADLOFF LANE)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (901 SOUTHWIND RD)
  • BROTHER JAMES COURT (2500 ST. JAMES ROAD)
  • CURTISS COURT (2883 SOUTH TAYLOR AVENUE)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 5230 SOUTH 6TH STREET)
  • GLENWOOD TERRACE-SPRINGFIELD (2724 GLENWOOD AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF ILLINOIS (720 NORTH BOND STREET)
  • HOSPICE-CARE OF SANGAMON COUNTY (319 EAST MADISON SUITE 3N)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 701 N FIRST ST)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 800 E CARPENTER ST)
  • TAYLOR HOUSE (3021 TAYLOR AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Springfield:

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Amtrak station:

SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (Full-time enrollment: 5,460; Location: 5250 Shepherd Rd; Public; Website: www.llcc.edu)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (FT enrollment: 3,748; Location: One University Plaza; Public; Website: www.uis.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (FT enrollment: 386; Location: 2731 Farmers Market Road; Private, for-profit; Website: midwesttech.edu)
  • University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts (FT enrollment: 277; Location: 2913 W. White Oaks Dr.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uscart.com)
  • Capital Area School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 169; Location: 2201 Toronto Rd; Public; Website: www.caspn.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Springfield (FT enrollment: 133; Location: 1999 Wabash Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • St John's College of Nursing (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 729 E. Carpenter St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stjohnscollegespringfield.edu)
  • St John's Hospital School of Clinical Lab Science (FT enrollment: 6; Location: 800 E Carpenter St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.st-johns.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

  • Millikin University (about 37 miles; Decatur, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 41 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 61 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 62 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 62 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Bradley University (about 64 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 65 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public high schools in Springfield:

Private high schools in Springfield:

  • SACRED HEART GRIFFIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 858; Location: 1200 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CALVARY ACADEMY (Students: 337; Location: 1730 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 3500 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE HOPE SCHOOL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 133; Location: 15 E HAZEL DELL LN; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • GRACE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 5; Location: 2812 S WALNUT ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 524; Location: 1920 BARBERRY DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST AGNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 251 N AMOS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT (Students: 416; Location: 748 W LAUREL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SPRINGFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 2850 CIDER MILL LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 2645 OLD JACKSONVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LITTLE FLOWER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 900 STEVENSON DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CATHEDRAL GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 815 S 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 2125 N 21ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 1344 N 5TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 515 S MACARTHUR BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Springfield, map of school districts: SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT 186, BALL CHATHAM COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 5

Library in Springfield:

  • LINCOLN LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,694,342; Location: 326 SOUTH SEVENTH STREET; 397,929 books; 16,362 e-books; 28,184 audio materials; 8,711 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 684 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Doctor's Hospital has closed.
  • Doctor\'s Hospital has closed. added by Donna Romine
  • New zip codes added: 62711 and 62712 effective 6-26-04. added by Oddgirl
  • There is another Private High School in Springfield. Sacred Heart-Griffin with 782 Students. Location is 1200 West Washington St. 62702
  • Private High School: Sacred-Heart Griffin High School
  • Sacred Heart Griffin High School (Students: 785; Location: 1200 W Washington St.; Grades: 9 - 12)

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Notable locations in Springfield: Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon (A), Sanger (B), Lincoln Memorial Gardens (C), Camp Lincoln (D), Lincoln Greens Golf Course (E), Illini Country Club (F), Route 66 Drive-In (G), Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (H), Lincolns Home (I), Old State Capitol (J), Springfield Theatre Center (K), Myers Building (L), Ridgely Building (M), Illinois Building (N), Springfield Area Ambulance (O), LifeStar Ambulance Service (P), America Ambulance (Q), Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center (R), Prairie Heart Institute (S), Illinois National Guard 183rd Tactical Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: White Oaks Plaza Shopping Center (1), White Oaks Mall Shopping Center (2), Southwest Plaza Shopping Center (3), Sangamon Shopping Center (4), Laketown Shopping Center (5), Fairhills Shopping Center (6), Capital City Shopping Center (7), Chatham Square Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Springfield include: CENTRAL ILLINOIS PUBLIC SERVICE CO (A), HORACE MANN EDUCATORS CORP /DE/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Springfield include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Kumler United Methodist Church (D), Wesley United Methodist Church (E), Woodside United Methodist Church (F), Laurel United Methodist Church (G), Asbury United Methodist Church (H), Grace United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lincoln Tomb (1), Newcomer Cemetery (2), Crowder Cemetery (3), Bridges Cemetery (4), Oak Ridge Cemetery (5), Smith Cemetery (6), Harmony Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Springfield (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Lick Creek (A), Polecat Creek (B), Spring Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Springfield include: Pasfield Park (1), Riverside Park (2), Gurgens Park (3), Forest Park (4), Carpenter Park Nature Preserve (5), Bergen Park (6), Bunn Park (7), Carpenter Park (8), Center Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: All Metro Home Inspections (Museums; 127 South Grand Avenue West) (1), Grand Army Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 629 South 7th Street) (2), Capitol Coral (Aquariums; 539 West Elliott) (3), Springfield Park District (Botanical Gardens; Botanical Gardens) (4), Knight's Action Park (Water Parks & Slides; 1700 Recreation Drive) (5), Adams Wild Life Sanctuary (Recreation Areas; 2315 East Clear Lake Avenue) (6), Aladdins Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 162 White Oaks Mall) (7), Bentler CHAS (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1644 West Homewood Avenue) (8), Adventure Village Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1101 East Sangamon Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cottage Inn (927 North Macarthur Boulevard) (1), Courtyard Springfield (IL) (3462 Freedom Drive) (2), Drury Inn and Suites Springfield IL (3180 South Dirksen Parkway) (3), Best Inns of America (500 North 1st Street) (4), Holiday Inn Express (3050 South Dirksen Parkway) (5), Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield-Southwe (2300 Chuckwagon Drive) (6), Crowne Plaza Springfield (3000 South Dirksen Parkway) (7), Best Rest Inn (700 North Dirksen Parkway) (8), Best Western (3440 East Clear Lake Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Illinois State - Courts- Administrative Office- Judicial Education (3101 Old Jacksonville Road) (1), Illinois State - Director- Courts- Administrative Office- Judicial Management Information Sys (840 South Spring Street) (2), Sangamon County - Receptionist-7th Flr- Circuit Court- Circuit Court Ju (200 South 9th Street Suite 204) (3), United States Government - U S Courts- Clerk US District Court (600 East Monroe Street) (4), Illinois State - Courts- Administrative Office- Judicial Management Information Serv (3101 Old Jacksonville Road) (5), Sangamon County - Receptionist-5th Flr- Circuit Court- Associate Circuit Court Ju (200 South 9th Street Suite 204) (6), Congress - Representative- Lahood Ray- Springfield District Office (3050 Montvale Drive) (7), Illinois State - Courts- Supreme Court- Clerk Supreme Court Bldg (Supreme Court Building) (8), Sangamon County - Circuit Court- Receptionist-6th Flr (200 South 9th Street Suite 204) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Springfield and their reported violations in the past:

CURRAN-GARDNER TOWNSHIP PWD (Population served: 5,725, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
KAP WATERSLIDE 16700072 (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAP LADIES RR 16700288 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAP GIFT SHOP/CONCESSION 16700080 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAP DRIVE IN 16700304 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KAP RIVER BATH 16700270 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAP MAIN BLDG 16700098 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAP TRADEWINDS 16700262 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Springfield that have no violations reported:

  • KAP WAVEPOOL FILTRATION (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KAP MENS RR 16700296 (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KAP LAZY RIVER FILT RATION (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EDGEWOOD MOBILE HOME COURT (MHC) (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • THE GYM OF SPRINGFIELD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPARTAN SPORTS PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Springfield in 2010:

  • 1,081 people in college/university student housing
  • 831 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 340 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 295 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 199 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 153 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 146 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 139 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 105 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Springfield in 2000:

  • 1,035 people in nursing homes
  • 454 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 269 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 239 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 133 people in religious group quarters
  • 98 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 83 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Springfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Springfield compared to Illinois state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Prairie Capital Convention Center. Capacity: 8,900.
  • Pepsi Coliseum. Capacity: 9,939.

Banks with most branches in Springfield (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Marine Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $600.4 mil, Deposits: $516.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Marine Bancorp, Inc.
  • Illinois National Bank: Seasons Pine Creek Living Center Bra, at 322 East Capitol Street, Montvale Branch, South Sixth Street Branch, West Wabash Branch, North Dirksen Parkway Branch. Info updated 2008/03/27: Bank assets: $549.0 mil, Deposits: $492.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illinois National Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Springfield Main Branch, Springfield West Branch, East Branch, North Bank Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Land Of Lincoln Branch, Sixth Street Branch, Southwest Branch, Springfield Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Security Bank, s.b.: 2500 Stevenson Drive Branch, South Grand Branch, 3001 Chatham Road Branch, Security Bank, S.B.. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.1 mil, Deposits: $139.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Illini Bank: Northender Money Center Facility, at 3200 West Iles Avenue, Jefferson Street Branch, Chatham Road Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.1 mil, Deposits: $215.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illini Corporation
  • Town And Country Bank: Dirksen Parkway Branch, Landing Branch, White Oaks Mall Branch, at 1925 South Macarthur Boulevard. Info updated 2011/06/24: Bank assets: $289.7 mil, Deposits: $237.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Town And Country Financial Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Bruns Lane Branch, Springfield Montvale Plaza Branch, Stevenson Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $954.7 mil, Deposits: $737.5 mil, headquarters in Chatham, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • 13 other banks with 19 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel Springfield South, 3675 S 6TH St, Springfield, IL 62703 , Phone: (217) 529-8898, Fax: (217) 529-4354
  • Hampton Inn Springfield, 3185 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703 , Phone: (217) 529-1100, Fax: (217) 529-1105
  • Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, 1701 J David Jones Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62702 , Phone: (217) 541-8762, Fax: (217) 541-8774
  • Hilton Hotel Springfield, 700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701 , Phone: (217) 789-1530, Fax: (217) 789-0709
  • Days Inn Springfield, 3000 Stevenson Dr, Springfield, IL 62703 , Phone: (217) 529-0171
  • Best Inns, 500 N 1ST St, Springfield, IL 62702 , Phone: (217) 522-1100
  • Fairfield Inn Springfield, 3446 Freedom Dr, Springfield, IL 62704 , Phone: (217) 793-9277
  • Comfort Inn Springfield, 3442 Freedom Dr, Springfield, IL 62704 , Phone: (217) 787-2250, Fax: (217) 787-2250
  • 34 other hotels and motels
All 42 fire-safe hotels and motels in Springfield, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Springfield travel time to work - commute Springfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Springfield city (based on Sangamon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.89%
Here: 56.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.2%14.0%10.6%7.6%6.9%
Congregations11.0%2.8%17.7%6.6%9.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.4%4.6%3.2%2.7%10.7%
Congregations6.6%7.7%2.8%5.5%29.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 26$174,980$80,7600$0
Other Government Administration 66$419,991$76,3620$0
Judicial and Legal 12$81,132$81,1320$0
Police Protection - Officers 258$1,464,643$68,1230$0
Police - Other 49$242,376$59,3570$0
Firefighters 188$1,277,768$81,5600$0
Fire - Other 11$60,376$65,8650$0
Streets and Highways 192$614,310$38,3940$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,698$56,3760$0
Sewerage 32$113,507$42,5650$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 28$162,316$69,5640$0
Water Supply 107$984,888$110,4550$0
Electric Power 617$4,875,186$94,8170$0
Local Libraries 52$166,082$38,3270$0
Totals for Government 1,639$10,642,253$77,9180$0

Springfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $116,363,000 ($994.50)
    Water Utilities: $5,702,000 ($48.73)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($1.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $107,878,000 ($921.99)
    Police Protection: $27,579,000 ($235.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,784,000 ($203.27)
    General - Other: $18,128,000 ($154.93)
    Regular Highways: $15,059,000 ($128.70)
    Water Utilities: $10,960,000 ($93.67)
    Libraries: $3,889,000 ($33.24)
    Health - Other: $3,746,000 ($32.02)
    Sewerage: $3,025,000 ($25.85)
    Financial Administration: $2,820,000 ($24.10)
    Central Staff Services: $2,807,000 ($23.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,434,000 ($20.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,262,000 ($19.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,158,000 ($18.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,303,000 ($11.14)
    General Public Buildings: $1,145,000 ($9.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $982,000 ($8.39)
    Parking Facilities: $654,000 ($5.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($0.62)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,013,000 ($59.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $33,825,000 ($289.09)
    Corporate Stocks: $31,783,000 ($271.64)
    Benefit Payments: $13,003,000 ($111.13)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,076,000 ($26.29)
    Withdrawals: $48,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,596,000 ($99.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $385,000 ($3.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $522,000 ($4.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $96,467,000 ($824.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $804,000 ($6.87)

Springfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,115,000 ($52.26)
    All Other: $2,588,000 ($22.12)
    Parking Facilities: $923,000 ($7.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($1.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($0.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $10,880,000 ($92.99)
    From Parent Local Government: $8,867,000 ($75.78)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,817,000 ($24.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,135,000 ($18.25)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,109,000 ($9.48)
    All Other: $472,000 ($4.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,528,000 ($107.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,049,000 ($154.26)
    Interest Earnings: $4,461,000 ($38.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,456,000 ($12.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $148,592,000 ($1269.95)
    Water Utilities: $18,050,000 ($154.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,419,000 ($277.07)
    Highways: $3,228,000 ($27.59)
    All Other: $675,000 ($5.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $634,000 ($5.42)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,998,000 ($205.10)
    Property: $21,516,000 ($183.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,608,000 ($39.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,614,000 ($13.79)
    Other License: $1,319,000 ($11.27)

Springfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,210,000 ($4352.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $331,780,000 ($2835.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,129,000 ($2180.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,699,000 ($664.06)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,038,000 ($231.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $26,463,000 ($226.17)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $575,000 ($4.91)

Springfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $48,276,000 ($412.59)
    Total Other Securities: $44,456,000 ($379.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $301,333,000 ($2575.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,463,000 ($226.17)

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • W205BG (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Springfield:

  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Springfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 110
Total length: 673 meters (2,208ft)
Total costs: $8,731,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,642,529
Total average daily truck traffic: 214,376

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 9
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 45
  • 1970-1979: 10
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 21
  • 2000-2009: 6
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Springfield, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Springfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 358 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Springfield, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 462 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Springfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 184 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Springfield)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full and 15 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED609$98,3171,072$98,2274,361$114,520308$45,51318$133,837417$70,50610$71,252
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$83,40547$108,750475$112,29728$31,9502$97,00033$85,2154$45,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED66$89,52594$68,033602$91,950129$22,5090$055$47,16212$31,297
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN42$96,54039$99,392412$108,19633$45,0760$021$64,9942$111,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$85,2124$56,86863$114,4301$140,2500$02$120,0501$13,640

Detailed mortgage data for all 39 tracts in Springfield, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 15 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED252$115,887304$113,6992$125,605
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$107,96764$118,9674$38,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$125,60334$119,9882$97,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$139,04819$100,4191$62,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$59,7252$98,4151$22,840

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 787
  • Hazardous Condition: 707
  • Service Call: 63
  • Good Intent Call: 38

Incident types - Springfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Springfield, IL
Most common first names in Springfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,62478.9 years
John1,45474.1 years
William1,20474.4 years
James94371.1 years
Robert92670.4 years
Charles79973.3 years
Helen73780.4 years
George65675.5 years
Margaret57380.9 years
Joseph53575.4 years
Most common last names in Springfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith51375.3 years
Miller27775.2 years
Johnson27772.2 years
Brown27375.3 years
Jones26974.2 years
Davis25474.9 years
Williams24071.4 years
Wilson16173.5 years
Moore15773.1 years
White15174.3 years
Businesses in Springfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T7Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture3
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's2
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Applebee's2Marriott2
Arby's6MasterBrand Cabinets16
Ascend Collection1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
Audi1McDonald's12
AutoZone4Meijer1
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bakers1Menards1
Bakers Square1Microtel1
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity3
Bath & Body Works2New Balance4
Baymont Inn1Nike13
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King5Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback1
CVS7Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza3
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chico's1Penske1
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K7Pizza Hut4
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos2
Comfort Suites1RadioShack4
Cracker Barrel1Ramada2
Curves2Red Lobster1
DHL1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Deb1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Dennys2SONIC Drive-In3
Discount Tire1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Sears3
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Slumberland1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel4
FedEx39Staples1
Finish Line1Starbucks6
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Steak 'n Shake4
Ford2Subaru1
GNC2Subway21
GameStop4Super 82
Gap1T-Mobile8
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block9Taco Bell4
Hardee's4Talbots1
Hilton3Target1
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value3
Howard Johnson1U-Haul7
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular6
IHOP1UPS32
JCPenney1Vans3
Jimmy John's3Verizon Wireless1
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens13
Justice1Walmart3
KFC3Wendy's2
Kmart2Wet Seal1
Kohl's1YMCA1

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
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  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Health care (population 50,000+)"
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