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Population in 2010: 2,734. Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 1,436  (52.5%)
Females: 1,298  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54659.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $83,406 (it was $68,663 in 2000)
Springfield:

$83,406
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,972

Springfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $300,531 (it was $195,900 in 2000)
Springfield:

$300,531
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $352,545; Detached houses: $375,305; Townhouses or other attached units: $242,390; In 2-unit structures: $215,492; Mobile homes: $39,331

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Springfield races chart
  • White alone - 2,575 (94.2%)
  • Hispanic - 92 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Springfield: 188.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (66.5%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (9.6%), Irish (8.1%), United States (4.7%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 851 feet

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Springfield:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

64 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  2.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Springfield town:  1.6% ($3,055)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Springfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (9.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (132.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waunakee, WI (2.2 miles ), Middleton, WI (2.2 miles ), Westport, WI (2.5 miles ), Berry, WI (2.5 miles ), Cross Plains, WI (2.5 miles ), Dane, WI (2.5 miles ), Shorewood Hills, WI (2.8 miles ), Vienna, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $22,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 89.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 608

Springfield household income distribution Springfield home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Therapists (5%)

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

Average climate in Springfield, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Springfield-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Springfield town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Springfield topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Springfield:

  • WAUNAKEE MNR HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAUNAKEE, WI)
  • UNIV HSPTL HHA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-MIDDLETON VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MIDDLETON, WI)

Airports located in Springfield:

Amtrak station near Springfield:

  • 10 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.TOWN.SPRINGFIELD.WI.US

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 10 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 11 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 47 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 57 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 6,352)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 66 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Rock Valley College (about 66 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

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Dane 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
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.05195


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

3.8%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Springfield, WI

Springfield compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents53.3%22.1%3.8%2.5%2.0%
Congregations14.3%19.0%8.4%5.5%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%8.5%
Congregations0.7%4.0%3.7%4.4%38.1%
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: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dane County:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.32%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($35,740 average AGI)
from Columbia County, WI  0.29% ($33,319)
from Rock County, WI  0.28% ($37,443)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Columbia County, WI  0.38% ($41,524 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.35% ($40,708)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($31,704)

Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Springfield:

  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Springfield:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total average daily traffic: 105,175
Total average daily truck traffic: 160

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Springfield, WI


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 6918 Meffert Road (Lat: 43.163056 Lon: -89.525000), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, , 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVENUE, SUITE 700
  • Peter M Connolly, 6918 Meffert Road (Lat: 43.163056 Lon: -89.525000), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, , 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVENUE, SUITE 700
  • 6207 Barman Rd (Lat: 43.198056 Lon: -89.528889), Type: 81.4, Overall height: 77.4 m
    Registrant: 8477655843, Jwhetter@ameritechcell.Com, 2000 WEST AMERITECH CENTER DRIVE
  • 6918 Meffert Road (Lat: 43.163056 Lon: -89.525000), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Rich.Hudspeth@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE NW


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