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People

Total Population 1,392
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 23.7%
Employed Population 16+ 592
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $26,595
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,703

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,083
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.7%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $61,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 123 miles SE of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Baca
Standard Zip Codes 81073
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.408
Longitude -102.613

Springfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD 7 WSW
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 45 F
Apr Temp 33 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 91 F
Oct Temp 37 to 70 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Station KIM 10 SSE
Distance 42.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 45 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
Station BOISE CITY 2 E
Distance 47.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 50 F
Apr Temp 37 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Springfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Edler (81073)

Maxey (81073)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campo 41 $41,071
Pritchett 130 $55,125
Vilas 214 $26,875
Walsh 618 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springfield Public Libraries

Library
Baca County Public Library
733 MAIN STREET
Springfield, Colorado
(719) 523-6962

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Springfield High Schools

SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
389 TIPTON STREET
719-523-6522
Serves 94 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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