Springfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 9,062 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Springfield is the 12th largest community in Vermont.
Unlike some towns, Springfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Springfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Springfield is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springfield who work in office and administrative support (9.98%), maintenance occupations (8.03%), and healthcare (7.20%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Springfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Springfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, Springfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.17% of adults 25 and older in Springfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Springfield in 2018 was $26,121, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,484 for a family of four. However, Springfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Springfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Springfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Springfield include English, Irish, French, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Springfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Spanish.