Springfield, Georgia

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Springfield, Georgia

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High Points

Springfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Springfield Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Springfield Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Springfield, Georgia

Comparing Springfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 3
Senior Citizens 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Age of the Population 4 7
Female Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 4
Portion of People Married 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
Median Family Income 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 8
People Above Poverty 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 2 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 3 6
Low Property Crime 1 2

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Springfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NW of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Effingham
Metro Area Savannah
Standard Zip Codes 31329
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.372
Longitude -81.311

Springfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station BROOKLET 1 W
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
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Springfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,821 100%
Male 895 49.1%
Female 926 50.9%
Under 18 439 24.1%
18+ 1,382 75.9%
65+ 312 17.1%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,389 76.3%
African-American 403 22.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 14 0.8%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 2%

Estimated Springfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,034
Growth 213
Growth % 11.7%

Springfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.7%
US/American 21.4%
Irish 11%
German 10.3%
English 8.6%
Italian 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
European 1.8%
Welsh 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Austrian 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
German Russian 0.4%
Jamaican 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stillwell (31329)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Springfield 1,821 $41,071
Bloomingdale 2,665 $49,205
Guyton 917 $34,250
Oliver 253 $32,500
Pooler 6,239 $50,067
Port Wentworth 3,276 $48,425
Rincon 4,376 $46,607

Springfield Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(912) 754-6451
Emergency Service: Yes

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Springfield High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,356 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

Springfield Colleges

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