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Springfield, VA

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An affluent community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, Springfield, Virginia is a city with a lot to give. Between Springfield and its neighbors, North Springfield, West Springfield, and Newington, over 100,000 people call this corner of Western Virginia home. An unincorporated part of Western Virginia, Springfield residents make use of county transportation, parks, and community events.

Apartments in Springfield VA

$1049-$5356

Key Towers Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1447-$2625

Sullivan Place
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$1158-$1527

Rose Hill of Alexandria
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1188-$1950

Bren Mar
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1

$1405-$1990

The Reserve at Eisenhower
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1415-$2010

The Point at Alexandria
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Springfield, VA is
30 to 34
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.82%
  • 9.8%
  • 6.61%
  • Female
  • 7.55%
  • 10.86%
  • 6.39%
$1725
is average rent in Springfield, VA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.42%
  • 0.36%
  • 1.14%
14.77%
of units are available for rent in Springfield
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 83
  • 97
  • 135
Getting Around in Springfield, VA

Geographically speaking, Springfield is a relatively small town and easily navigable by bicycle or foot. For those who prefer to ride, the county does offer some bus service through the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. For those commuting into Washington, D.C., as many residents of Springfield do, the Virginia Railway Express commuter rail or the Washington Metro’s Blue Line offer quick and hassle-free access to the nation’s capital. For residents who prefer the ease and convenience of their own cars, the roads in and around Springfield aren’t too congested, though travel into and out of D.C. by car can be time consuming.

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The average commuter time in Springfield is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.99%
  • 19.84%
  • 4.46%

Lake Accotink Park

<p>With its sports fields, trails, and excellent wildlife viewing, Lake Accotink Park is one of the most popular spots in Springfield. The lake is the perfect spot to catch trout and bass, take a boat out for a spin, or cool off on a hot sunny day. For the kids, the park features playground equipment, a carousel, and a miniature golf course. Hikers and cyclists can make use of the four-mile long loop, and sports enthusiasts can join in a game of basketball or sand volleyball. With so many things to do, Lake Accotink Park really is a cornerstone of community in Springfield.</p>

Art Walk at the Workhouse

<p>On the second Saturday of every month, residents of Springfield come out of the woodwork for the Art Walk at the Workhouse. This county-wide event showcases the works of over 100 different artists. With new pieces on display every month, the 2nd Saturday Art Walk is like a museum that changes every time you visit. The Art Walk is located inside the Workhouse Arts Center, so there&Otilde;s never a chance that the event will be rained out. The Workhouse also serves as a performing arts center in the community, with live theatrical and musical shows, as well as classes, workshops, and lectures to attend.</p>

Springfield Town Center

<p>Shopaholics will be pleased to learn that the Springfield Mall is primed to reopen as the Springfield Town Center in the summer of 2014. When the mall was first opened in 1973, it was one of the largest in the nation. Though only the anchor stores have hung on during the remodel, when the new Town Center finally opens its doors, it will again be one of the largest shopping centers around. The new mall will feature an enclosed indoor shopping area and outdoor walkways lined with cafes and restaurants. While waiting for the big ribbon cutting ceremony, residents of Springfield can get all their shopping done at Dulles Towne Center and Tysons Corner Center.</p>