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Springfield is a city in Calhoun County, in the Battle Creek metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Springfield. For links to other places called Springfield, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Springfield is 42.326N. The longitude is -85.239W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,228.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calhoun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Battle Creek area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49015 ZIP code.
17% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $15,413, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $723.
Calhoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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