Springfield, Nebraska

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Springfield, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Springfield People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Springfield Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Springfield Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 12% Springfield Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Springfield, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 5
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Short Commute Times 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Springfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Sarpy
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 68059
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.081
Longitude -96.134

Springfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ASHLAND 2
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Station OMAHA 9 NW
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
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Springfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,450 100%
Male 706 48.7%
Female 744 51.3%
Under 18 400 27.6%
18+ 1,050 72.4%
65+ 144 9.9%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,431 98.7%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 11 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.4%

Estimated Springfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,497
Growth 47
Growth % 3.2%

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
German 39.2%
Irish 11.2%
English 8.9%
US/American 6.3%
Polish 4.3%
Swedish 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Czech 3%
Danish 2.6%
Italian 2.3%
Dutch 2%
Norwegian 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Syrian 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Swiss 0.9%
European 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Croatian 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:

Richfield (68059)

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 1,450 $54,236
Cedar Creek 396 $54,063
Gretna 2,355 $56,410
La Vista 11,699 $52,819
Louisville 1,046 $46,346
Papillion 16,363 $70,737
Ralston 6,314 $58,360

Springfield Public Libraries

Springfield Memorial Library
Springfield, Nebraska
(402) 253-2797

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Springfield High Schools (2004)

Serves 335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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