Springfield, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 5,211 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 2,674  (51.3%)
Females: 2,537  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49015.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,285 (it was $29,790 in 2000)
Springfield:

$36,285
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,679 (it was $15,413 in 2000)

Springfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $59,467 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Springfield:

$59,467
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $123,397; Detached houses: $122,989; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,887; In 2-unit structures: $134,909; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,303; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,479; Mobile homes: $118,929

Median gross rent in 2015: $580.

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  • Races in Springfield, MI (2010)

    Springfield races chart
    • 3,91074.3%White alone
    • 4959.4%Black alone
    • 3917.4%Asian alone
    • 2194.2%Two or more races
    • 2154.1%Hispanic
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Springfield: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.7%), German (9.8%), American (6.9%), Irish (5.1%), Italian (3.9%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,402 people per square mile   (low).

Springfield,MI real estate house value index trend

Springfield, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

663 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:

12.8%
Michigan:

6.3%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Springfield, Michigan as of November 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Springfield to the number of sex offenders is 187 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,452 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,296 (2.7%)

Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (1.6 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (86.3 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (130.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Battle Creek, MI (1.3 miles ), Level Park-Oak Park, MI (1.7 miles ), Brownlee Park, MI (2.2 miles ), Augusta, MI (2.5 miles ), Climax, MI (2.8 miles ), South Gull Lake, MI (3.1 miles ), Galesburg, MI (3.1 miles ), Greater Galesburg, MI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 85.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +186 (+3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 185 (8.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 269

Springfield household income distribution Springfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Springfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 889878820214
per 100,000 153.4152.5171.6152.5133.6154.1155.739.80.038.119.176.8
Robberies 353543105133
per 100,000 57.595.357.295.376.357.819.50.0100.619.057.357.6
Assaults 14361338172930262317196
per 100,000 268.4686.1247.9724.5324.4558.8584.0517.9463.0323.4362.7115.2
Burglaries 495962413958523750572836
per 100,000 939.41,124.51,182.1781.7744.11,117.51,012.3737.11,006.41,084.5534.6691.0
Theft 1771521701981661781461241211098791
per 100,000 3,393.42,896.93,241.23,775.03,167.33,429.72,842.12,470.12,435.62,073.81,660.91,746.6
Auto thefts 2018272217138112299
per 100,000 383.4343.1514.8419.4324.4250.5155.7219.140.338.1171.8172.7
Arson 116011200111
per 100,000 19.219.1114.40.019.119.338.90.00.019.019.119.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.6) 429.5514.2461.5534.8399.4487.9444.2303.4293.9262.7222.6233.8

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -417 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Springfield, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Springfield-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Springfield city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Springfield center
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) earthquake occurred 302.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from Springfield 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 279.5 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 Calhoun County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Springfield:

  • LAKEVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • LAURELS OF BEDFORD (THE) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BEHAVIORAL HLTH CTR OF BATTLE CREEK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • FIELDSTONE CTR OF BATTLE CRK HLTH SYS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • WESTBROOK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BRONSON BATTLE CREEK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Amtrak stations near Springfield:

  • 3 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 3 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 20 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 25 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 36 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Davenport University (about 40 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Jackson College (about 44 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Lansing Community College (about 45 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)

Public elementary/middle schools in Springfield:

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Notable locations in Springfield: Springbrook Golf Course (A), Springfield Police Department (B), Springfield Department of Public Safety Fire Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Springfield include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), Springfield Assembly of God Church (B), Abundant Grace Covenant Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Reese Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Calhoun 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 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 28.4%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 85.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

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
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
29 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Springfield in 2000:

  • 191 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 127 people in other group homes
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Michigan average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,14499
Catholic11,5536
Mainline Protestant9,29345
Black Protestant2,88212
Other1,33710
Orthodox1802
None91,757-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Calhoun County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Calhoun County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Calhoun County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Springfield:

10.9%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Springfield:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.5%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Springfield, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,921$44,7630$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,333$61,3327$595
Police Protection - Officers 12$71,861$71,8610$0
Police - Other 1$2,981$35,7722$1,355
Firefighters 0$0 2$531
Streets and Highways 2$8,876$53,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,207$38,4840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,760$45,1201$266
Water Supply 2$7,193$43,1580$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 16$637
Totals for Government 26$128,132$59,13828$3,384

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($33.01)
    Sewerage: $143,000 ($27.44)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($4.03)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,688,000 ($323.93)
    Police Protection: $1,453,000 ($278.83)
    Regular Highways: $510,000 ($97.87)
    Water Utilities: $385,000 ($73.88)
    Financial Administration: $282,000 ($54.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($29.94)
    Central Staff Services: $131,000 ($25.14)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($19.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($15.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $76,000 ($14.58)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($10.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($5.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $93,000 ($17.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $377,000 ($72.35)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($51.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $590,000 ($113.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,730,000 ($331.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $575,000 ($110.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $157,000 ($30.13)
    All Other: $50,000 ($9.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($3.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $268,000 ($51.43)
    Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($22.26)
    Special Assessments: $114,000 ($21.88)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($8.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($3.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $458,000 ($87.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $771,000 ($147.96)
    All Other: $627,000 ($120.32)
    Highways: $400,000 ($76.76)
  • Tax - Property: $1,560,000 ($299.37)
    Individual Income: $693,000 ($132.99)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $71,000 ($13.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,935,000 ($563.23)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,035,000 ($390.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000 ($190.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($18.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,441,000 ($660.33)

4.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.67% ($31,221 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MI  0.29% ($34,329)
from Branch County, MI  0.25% ($29,555)


5.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.91% ($45,195 average AGI)
to Branch County, MI  0.25% ($28,119)
to Jackson County, MI  0.25% ($30,627)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLY (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPM-LP (99.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Springfield:

  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
Springfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Springfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 18,057Total average daily traffic
  • 902Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,801Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Springfield)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 10275 Dixie Hwy (Lat: 42.774194 Lon: -83.498833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 125 m, Overall height: 123 m, Call Sign: WPGX547
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.562 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2000, Expiration Date: 07/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna ComerRegistrant: Paging Network Of Michigan Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • D8375 E Holly Rd (Lat: 42.783917 Lon: -83.534667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Overall height: 134 m, Call Sign: WPID621
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.662 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2001, Expiration Date: 09/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001Registrant: Hall Estill Hardwick Gable Golden & Nels, 1120 20th St Nw N Bldg Ste 700, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212
  • D8375 E Holly Rd (Lat: 42.783917 Lon: -83.534667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Overall height: 134 m, Call Sign: WPIG259
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/2000, Expiration Date: 09/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: M LambringRegistrant: Hall Estill Hardwick Gable Golden Nelson, 1120 20th St Nw N Bldg Ste 700, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Dixie Hwy At Rattalee Rd (Lat: 42.774194 Lon: -83.498806), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WNTM785
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2002, Expiration Date: 04/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2012Registrant: Phone: (313) 858-1100
  • 4912 Edgar Rd (Lat: 42.710028 Lon: -83.460194), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPJA212
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.181 MHz, 952.181 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1996, Expiration Date: 03/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/29/1997Registrant: Phone: (202) 331-9495
  • Fruin, 1959 Base Ave. (Lat: 42.321417 Lon: -85.266111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.3 m, Call Sign: WQIQ382
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2008, Expiration Date: 04/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Springfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6255A , Serial Number: 33055, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Aerial Delivery, 840 Lafayette Ave, Springfield, MI 49037
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 70273 , Serial Number: F8B-564, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Craig A Campbell, 878 Lafayette Ave, Springfield, MI 49037
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8082X , Serial Number: 17248582, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph N Newman, 2869 W Dickman Rd, Springfield, MI 49037, Other Owners: Michael J Butts

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$66,52225$53,01452$51,6296$13,3006$43,022
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$33,01019$47,9886$20,7020$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$72,17017$47,96135$49,7039$13,8011$73,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$49,2702$29,84024$56,7260$01$47,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$48,8050$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$43,3683$68,6971$21,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$44,4100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Springfield, MI

  • Honda: 1
  • Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing: 1
  • UPS: 1

Springfield compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Springfield on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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