For population 25 years and over in Springfield:
For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:
64 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Springfield, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Springfield:
Airports located in Springfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to 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.
Average household size:
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 New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Springfield town (based on Otsego County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,149 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,261 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Springfield:
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