Introduction to Springfield, Vermont

The population of Springfield is 9,078.

Springfield History

The town of Springfield was chartered in 1761. At the onset of World War II, Springfield became extremely important, as machine tools were produced in the area. Springfield is home to the Eureka Schoolhouse, which is Vermont’s oldest one-room school.

Springfield and nearby Attractions

  • Ascutney State Park
  • Jamaica State Park
  • Camp Plymouth State Park
  • Nature Museum
  • Pillsbury State Park
  • Grafton Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Springfield

There are a number of shopping centers in the area, such as the One Hundred River Street Complex Shopping Center and the Springfield Shopping Plaza Shopping Center. Numerous parks in the area include Pillsbury State Park, Jamaica State Park and Ascutney State Park, which offer a host of recreation facilities. Churches in the area include the Springfield United Methodist Church, the Calvary Baptist Church and Saint Mary’s Catholic Church. Hooper Golf Club is the local golf course. The area hosts festivals like the Windsor County Agricultural Fair every July and the Vermont Apple Festival every October.

Springfield Transportation

Albany International is the closest major airport.

Springfield Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Keene State College, Norwich University and Middlebury College.


Total Population 3,700
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,585
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 41.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $42,361
% Above Poverty Level 70.5%
% Below Poverty Level 29.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $806
Median House Value $125,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 12.7%

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

Springfield Climate

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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Maple Dell (05156)

Orchard Lane (05156)

Pedden Acres (05156)

Weathersfield (05156)

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

Springfield Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
PO BOX 2003
(802) 885-2151
Emergency Service: Yes

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Springfield High Schools

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Serves 596 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

A Vocational School

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