For population 25 years and over in Springfield:
For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:
12 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $883 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (39.2 miles , pop. 116,278).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (121.1 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (563.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Salley, SC (2.2 miles ), Neeses, SC (3.0 miles ), Perry, SC (3.1 miles ), Norway, SC (3.1 miles ), Blackville, SC (3.1 miles ), Elko, SC (3.1 miles ), Livingston, SC (3.2 miles) , Williston, SC (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 33.50 N, Longitude: 81.28 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Springfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-3.8%).
Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Springfield, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Springfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Springfield town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/2/1995, a category F3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Springfield-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Springfield center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Springfield center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Orangeburg County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak station near 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.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00170. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Springfield and their reported violations in the past:SPRINGFIELD TOWN OF (Population served: 975, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.6%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Springfield compared to South Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Springfield (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Springfield (based on Orangeburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
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Springfield government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,679 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Springfield fatal accident list:
Apr 8, 2001 03:15 AM, Sr-332, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 7, 1999 07:50 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Springfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Springfield, SC
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.