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Retire To Springfield, MO
City Report

Springfield, Missouri is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.





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Read the city profile and blog posts from local real estate and community experts. See how home prices are trending over the past few years and get the latest homes for sale listings.

The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

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Springfield, Missouri
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Springfield, Missouri


Springfield Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Springfield Metro Area blank blank 436,712
Springfield 140,494 151,580 159,498



Springfield
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$144,002-1.2%
Jul $151,870 . .
Jun $151,707 . .
May $129,062 . .
Apr $143,201 . .
Mar $130,568 . .
Feb $154,075 . .
Jan $152,273 . .
2013 .$145,8015.0%
2012 .$138,8961.7%
2011 .$136,518-2.5%
2010 . $140,016 na
2009 . na na





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Springfield GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $144,002 $354,000
Nearest Big City Kansas City na
Home Sales Price in Kansas City $164,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 71% of Kansas City home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Springfield GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $144,002 $354,000
Monthly Rent $963 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 10.0 times the annual rent 17.0



Springfield
Cost of Living (2014)
73% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Springfield Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.5% -- 14* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 98 days 37* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Springfield Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 152
2012 126
2011 98
2010 105
2009 103



Springfield Interactive Maps


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