For population 25 years and over in Springfield:
For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (158.2 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (257.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (435.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Lee, ME (2.5 miles ), Lakeville, ME (2.8 miles) , Winn, ME (3.2 miles ), Mattawamkeag, ME (3.3 miles ), Burlington, ME (3.5 miles ), Woodville, ME (3.9 miles ), Lincoln, ME (4.0 miles ), Chester, ME (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.40 N, Longitude: 68.17 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Springfield, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.7 miles away from Springfield center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from Springfield center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Penobscot County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alvin Orlando Lombard - Inventor.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:
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Public elementary/middle school 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.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Springfield compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Springfield town (based on Penobscot County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 34
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,588 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Springfield fatal accident list:
May 7, 2007 11:45 AM, Sr-169, Lat: 45.441750, Lon: -68.118525, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Sep 20, 2000 04:21 AM, Sr-6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1996 08:25 AM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3