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Population in 2010: 1,358. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 

Males: 698  (51.4%)
Females: 660  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13468.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,922 (it was $33,854 in 2000)
Springfield:

$45,922
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,799

Springfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $139,838 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Springfield:

$139,838
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $232,162; Detached houses: $257,393; Townhouses or other attached units: $343,815; In 2-unit structures: $412,577; Mobile homes: $63,309

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Springfield races chart
  • White alone - 1,315 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Springfield: 176.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.0%), English (20.6%), Irish (13.0%), Dutch (9.2%), Polish (5.2%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 43.0 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

64 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This town:  4.7%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Springfield town:  1.2% ($995)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (26.1 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (140.8 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (155.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Warren, NY (2.3 miles ), Cherry Valley, NY (2.5 miles ), Stark, NY (2.5 miles ), Richfield Springs, NY (2.5 miles ), Richfield, NY (2.8 miles ), Otsego, NY (2.9 miles ), Cooperstown, NY (3.1 miles ), Middlefield, NY (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 74.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 607

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (31%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Average climate in Springfield, New York

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Tornado activity:

Springfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Springfield town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from Springfield center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from Springfield center
On 3/2/1995 at 05:33:51, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springfield topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Springfield:

  • MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; COOPERSTOWN, NY)
  • OTSEGO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COOPERSTOWN, NY)
  • ST JOHNSVILLE REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAINT JOHNSVILLE, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Springfield, NY

Airports located in Springfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:

  • Herkimer County Community College (about 16 miles; Herkimer, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,527)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 22 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 25 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Utica College (about 28 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • SUNY College at Oneonta (about 28 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 5,660)
  • Colgate University (about 35 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 40 miles; Delhi, NY; FT enrollment: 2,609)

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Notable locations in Springfield: Otsego Golf Club (A), Meadow Links Golf Course (B), Cooperstown Ringwood Farms Campground (C), Cooperstown Shadow Brook Campground (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oliver Cemetery (1), Thurston Hill Cemetery (2), Springfield Cemetery (3), Middle Village Cemetery (4), Pumpkin Hook Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Shipman Pond (A), Summit Lake (B), Bailey Pond (C), Allen Lake (D), Clarke Pond (E), Cedar Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cripple Creek (A), Shadow Brook (B), Hayden Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Otsego 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.354. This is about average. There were 80 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.59. This is about average. There were 104 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.59
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. There were 77 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 115 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.26. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.26
U.S.:

9.39


Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.1%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Springfield, NY

Springfield compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Springfield town (based on Otsego County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents42.6%24.4%6.9%6.8%6.0%
Congregations3.5%34.9%14.0%11.6%8.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaJewishSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.0%2.4%1.4%0.9%4.7%
Congregations4.7%5.8%1.2%1.2%15.1%
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: 18
Otsego County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Otsego County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Otsego County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Otsego County:

24.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

15.6%

5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New York average:

5.41%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Otsego County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, NY  0.93% ($29,338 average AGI)
from Chenango County, NY  0.43% ($24,646)
from Herkimer County, NY  0.21% ($21,375)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
New York average:

6.26%

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:
to Delaware County, NY  0.73% ($28,455 average AGI)
to Chenango County, NY  0.55% ($24,360)
to Herkimer County, NY  0.28% ($20,469)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFH (1230 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSKU (105.5 FM; LITTLE FALLS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBGK (99.7 FM; NEWPORT VILLAGE, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WKLL (94.9 FM; FRANKFORT, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WCAN (93.3 FM; CANAJOHARIE, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WDHI (100.3 FM; DELHI, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXUR (92.7 FM; HERKIMER, NY; Owner: ARJUNA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRCK (107.3 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Springfield:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W31BP (Channel 31; BURLINGTON, ETC., NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W59AU (Channel 59; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CING.COUNCIL,CENTRAL N. Y.)
  • WUTR (Channel 20; UTICA, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W29BJ (Channel 29; BURLINGTON, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $3,470,000
Total average daily traffic: 332
Total average daily truck traffic: 17
Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic: 435

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