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Springfield is a city in Brown County, in the New Ulm metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for Springfield, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Springfield. For links to other places called Springfield, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Springfield is 44.238N. The longitude is -94.975W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,177.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,643
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Springfield demographic reports
Springfield is on Big Cottonwood River
Former and merged names include:
· Burns
Local festivals include:
  • Riverside Days - June 22-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Springfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Riverside Park , Mound Creek County Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56087 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

55% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $16,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries

Libraries in Springfield include Springfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Springfield workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Springfield include Microtel Inn.

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More info about Springfield:

DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MN communities named Springfield:
  �Cottonwood County township

MN communities formerly known as Springfield:
  �Eyota, Olmsted County
  �Jackson, Jackson County

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