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Springfield, MO

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Known as the Queen City of the Ozarks, Springfield, Missouri is a modern, green city with a rich history and a strong business center. It's home to 92 parks and a bustling downtown district, which has helped Forbes rank it as the eighth best city when it comes to the cost of doing business. Springfield is also the birthplace of Route 66 and an unusual cashew chicken dish that's wildly popular with the locals.

Apartments in Springfield MO

$407-$464

Nu Elm Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$450

$450 studio in Springfield-2939 West Sunshine St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$400

$400 studio in Ash Grove-6251 State Hwy O
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$710

$710 Two bedroom in Springfield-c102 Marion
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

$500

$500 studio in Ash Grove-6251 State Hwy O
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$500

$500 One bedroom in Ash Grove-6251 State Hwy O
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Springfield, MO is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 9.28%
  • 6.89%
  • 6.37%
  • Female
  • 7.89%
  • 5.77%
  • 5.11%
$634
is average rent in Springfield, MO
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 9.58%
  • 6.85%
  • 6.23%
47.66%
of units are available for rent in Springfield
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3341
  • 294
  • 2103
Getting Around in Springfield, MO

Driving is the primary mode of transportation in Springfield, although the flat land makes biking a viable option. Public transit is operated by City Utilities, which provides bus service throughout the city. Missouri State University also provides transportation to their students via the Bear Line Shuttle. These shuttles stop on campus as well as in downtown Springfield.

89
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
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Transit Score®
N/A
The average commuter time in Springfield is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.33%
  • 6.26%
  • 0.72%

Fantastic Caverns

<p>Springfield's most popular attraction is the Fantastic Caverns, the only cave in North America you can tour without ever leaving the car. Located just eight miles from downtown, the cave is known for its giant natural columns, fragile soda straws, and tiny cave pearls. And you can see it all while riding in comfort in jeep-drawn trams.</p>