For population 25 years and over in Springfield:
For population 15 years and over in Springfield town:
64 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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:
Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 89.55 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Springfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Springfield, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Springfield:
Airports located in Springfield:
Amtrak station near Springfield:
Local government website: WWW.TOWN.SPRINGFIELD.WI.US
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 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 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 Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Springfield town (based on Dane County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 73
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)
0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Springfield:
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TV broadcast stations around Springfield:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Springfield, WI
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total average daily traffic: 105,175
Total average daily truck traffic: 160
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.