Springfield, New Hampshire

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Springfield, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Springfield Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Springfield People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Springfield College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Springfield Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Springfield Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Springfield, New Hampshire

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 6
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6
Affordability of Rents 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 4

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Springfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 03284
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.495
Longitude -72.033

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 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
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Springfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 945 100%
Male 466 49.3%
Female 479 50.7%
Under 18 222 23.5%
18+ 723 76.5%
65+ 117 12.4%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.8
White 934 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Springfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,114
Growth 169
Growth % 17.9%

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
English 22.4%
Irish 15.4%
French Canadian 9.2%
US/American 8.9%
German 6.6%
French (except Basque) 5%
Scottish 4%
Finnish 3.5%
Polish 2.9%
Welsh 2.9%
Italian 2.9%
Norwegian 2.7%
Swedish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
European 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Portuguese 1.1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
British 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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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:

West Springfield (03284)

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 945 $58,068
Croydon 661 $50,556
Grafton 1,138 $41,875
Grantham 2,167 $69,271
New London 4,116 $82,201
Sunapee 3,055 $55,909
Wilmot 1,144 $57,143

Springfield Public Libraries

Libbie A. Cass Memorial Library
Springfield, New Hampshire
(603) 763-4381

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