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There are currently 1,700+ resale and new homes in Springfield Missouri listed on OzarksHomeHunter.com as well as 300+ homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Springfield Missouri was $179,719 for the week ending Dec 16, 2009, which represents an increase of 0.1% compared to the prior week.
Popular neighborhoods in Springfield Missouri include Woodland Heights and West Central, with average listing prices of $72,974 and $92,366 respectively.
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Springfield Missouri is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Springfield city has an estimated population of 150,797* and the Springfield Metropolitan area has an estimated population of 426,000* (*2006 estimate, U.S. Census Bureau). There are several surrounding cities and towns within a 50 mile radius including Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Rogersville, Strafford, Branson, Joplin, West Plains, and Willard. The total population of these areas is an estimated 565,000.
Springfield is known as the birthplace of Route 66 (due to the original designation of the US Highway Route 66), the birthplace of several celebrities including Brad Pitt, Bob Barker, John Goodman, Kathleen Turner, and Payne Stewart, but it’s locally known as the birthplace of Cashew Chicken and the Bass Pro Shops , The World’s Largest Fishing and Hunting Store . Springfield is also known as The Cultural Center of the Ozarks and its nickname is The Queen City of the Ozarks.
The Springfield Public School District consistently scores higher than state and national levels. The school district is the largest district in the state of Missouri that is fully accredited. Approximately 24,000 students attend the 50 schools in the city of Springfield. Springfield has five public high schools including Central High School, Kickapoo High School, Hillcrest High School, Parkview High School, and Glendale High School. Springfield also has a number of private high schools including Greenwood Laboratory School (located at Missouri State University), New Covenant Academy, Springfield Lutheran School, Springfield Catholic School, Christian Schools of Springfield, and Grace Classical Academy.
Springfield is home to a number of colleges and universities including Missouri State University (MSU), the second largest university in the state with nearly 23,000 students. There are approximately 42,000 college students in the city of Springfield. Other colleges and universities include Drury University, Ozarks Technical Community College, Evangel University, Baptist Bible College, Central Bible College, St. John’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Vatterott College, Everest College, Webster University, Bryan College, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, and University of Phoenix.
Springfield was ranked 127 out of 361 U.S. metro areas with a gross metro product of $14.7 billion in 2005. The Springfield economy is based on health care, manufacturing, retail, education and tourism. The following information is according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Employment by Sector in 2008
Top 10 Employers in Springfield in 2008
- Education and Health Services 35,000 (17.4%)
- Retail Trade 25,700 (12.8%)
- Government 26,500 (13.2%)
- Leisure and Hospitality (Tourism) 19,400 (9.7%)
- Professional and Business Services 19,200 (9.6%)
- Manufacturing 18,200 (9.1%)
- St. John s Health System
- Wal-Mart Stores
- Springfield Public Schools
- Missouri State University
- United States Government
- Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Marine
- State of Missouri
- City of Springfield
- Citizens Memorial Healthcare
The Springfield Economic Area has a population of more than 977,000 and consists of a 29 county area including the following Missouri counties: Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Laclede, Lawrence, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Webster and Wright. There are also five counties in Arkansas that are part of this area including the following: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion and Newton.
The Springfield health care system consists of six hospitals with room for more than 2,200 patients. Springfield has two of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report and offers every specialist care listed by the American Medical Association.
There is an expression in the Ozarks, if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes (it will change). No where could that be more true than the Ozarks. Voted number 9 in “America’s Wildest Weather Cities” by Forbes Magazine, Springfield weather was designated “Most Variety (biggest variations in temperature, precipitation, wind). Average high temperatures in the summer are in the 80’s and in the 30’s in the winter. Springfield’s average annual precipitation is 42.2 inches and average annual snowfall is 17.1 inches. The average number of sunny days per year is 210. Expect strong seasonal weather including ice and snow storms in the winter, flash floods and tornadoes in the spring, and heat waves during the summer.
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