Statistics


Date of Incorporation February 25, 1885
Form of Government Council-Manager
Area in square miles

15.57

Elevation 456 feet
Latitude 44:02:47 N
Longitude 123:01:15 W
Number of employees (excluding police & fire)
Number of Employees (excluding police & fire, including exempt & non-exempt)
235
Culture and recreation
1
5
1
46
Acreage includes parks, sports parks, linear parks, recreation facilities
1,500
2
Miles of hiking/biking trails
29
Teen centers
1
Fitness centers
3
1
City of Springfield facilities & services

Miles of streets

 

266.7

Number of street lights

 

4,038

Number of traffic signals

 

64
Fire Protection (based on FY14 statistics)
Number of stations
5
Number of fire personnel and officers
99
Number of fire calls answered
416
Number of medical calls
11,433
FY14 Annual Report  
Police Protection (based on 2007 statistics)
Number of stations - Springfield Justice Center
1
Number of police personnel and officers
110
Number of patrol units
20
Total Number of Dispatched Calls
45,021
Number of arrests
6,619
Number of traffic violations
9,777
Number of parking violations
1,426
Sewage System
Miles of sanitary sewers
229
Miles of storm sewers
216
Number of treatment plants (regional facility)
1
Number of service connections
16,720
Daily average treatment in gallons
31.0 mgd
Maximum daily hydraulic capacity of treatment plant
175.0 mgd
Maximum daily capacity of secondary treatment
49.0 mgd
Water System
Miles of water mains
220
Number of service connections
18,116
Number of fire hydrants
1,205
Daily average consumption in gallons
8.2 mgd
Maximum daily capacity of plant in gallons
19.1 mgd
Education
Number of elementary schools
(Grades K thru 5)
16
Number of elementary school instructors
319
Number of secondary schools
(Grades 6 thru 12)
7
Number of secondary school instructors
300
Alternative education schools
(Grades 6 thru 12)
2
Number of community colleges
1
Number of 4 year universities and colleges
(Springfield & Eugene)
5
Hospitals
Number of hospitals
2
Number of patient beds
500
Airports
Certified for carrier operations (nearest to Springfield) 4
Mahlon Sweet Field (approx. 17 miles; Eugene, OR; ID: EUG)
Corvallis Municipal (approx. 36 miles; Corvallis, OR; ID: CVO)
McNary Field (approx. 59 miles; Salem, OR; ID: SLE)
Portland International Airport (approx. 123 miles; Portland, OR; ID: PDX)
Other public-use airports (nearest to Springfield) 3
Hobby Field (approx. 10 miles; Creswell, OR; ID: 77S)
Cottage Grove State (approx. 19 miles; Cottage Grove, OR; ID: 61S)

Lebanon State (approx. 33 miles; Lebanon, OR; ID: S30)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sources: City Finance, Fire, Police, and Public Works departments; Springfield School District #19; Willamalane Parks and Recreation District; McKenzie Willamette Hospital; PeaceHealth Hospital; and Springfield Utility Board. Last updated December 17, 2008.

 

 

 

Climate

 

Average relative humidity is 74% at 10 a.m. and 60% at 4 p.m. Thunderstorms occur infrequently throughout the year, averaging five annually. Over the last 30 years, Springfield's average annual rainfall is approximately 46 inches (117 centimeters) and monthly average temperatures, precipitation, and snow fall are depicted in the charts below.
Average Temperatures   Average Percipitation
   
Average Humidity Average Snow

 

Population History and Projections

 

Year  Lane County     Metro  Springfield  Eugene 
------------ --------------- Percent 
Change
Annual 
Average%
---------------- ------------------ -------------
1910 33,783 - - - 1,838 9,009
1920 36,166 - - - 1,855 10,593
1930 54,593 - - - 2,364 18,901
1940 69,096 - - - 3,805 20,838
1950 125,776 - - - 10,807 35,879
1955 133,553 - - - 12,500 44,406
1960 162,890 - - - 19,616 50,977
1965 198,000 21.55 3.98 - 23,500 72,600
1970 215,401 8.79 1.70 156,941 26,874 79,028
1975 241,800 12.26 2.34 - 34,900 94,600
1980 275,226 13.82 2.62 197,632 41,621 105,664
1985 269,500 -2.08 -.42 - 40,690 106,100
1990 282,912 4.98 .98 204,359 44,683 112,669
1995 301,900 6.71 1.73 223,340 49,005 121,905
1998 313,000 1.29 - - 51,700 133,460
2007 339,870 - - - 57,320 143,910
             
Projections assuming Springfield=16%, Eugene=40% of Lane County
2000 330,000 7.07 1.38 240,700 52,800 132,000
2005 352,300 6.76 1.32 257,400 56,370 140,920
2010 381,000 8.15 1.58 277,600 60,960 152,400
2015 413,300 8.48 1.64 301,400 66,130 165,320
2020 445,100 7.69 1.48 325,400 71,216 178,040
             

 

Demographics  

 

Population Age Groups
  1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
Under 5 years 2,444 2,709 4,184 3,929 4,327 4,450
5-19 years 5,954 7,790 9,495 9,745 11,585 10,752
20-44 years 6,378 9,345 18,654 19,468 20,983 20,433
45-64 years 3,546 4,960 5,808 6,733 10,546 14,064
65+ years 1,294 2,243 3,480 4,808 5,423 5,837
Median Age 25 years 25 years 26 years 30 years 32 years 31 years

 

Housing  

 

Percent built 2005 or later: 1.4%
Percent built 2000 to 2004: 5.0%
Percent built 1990 to 1999: 14.4%
Percent built 1980 to 1989: 7.3%
Percent built 1970 to 1979: 33.1%
Percent built 1969 or earlier: 38.8%

 

  

 

 

  1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
Total Housing Units 10,851 17,469 18,121 21,500 23,451

 

Home Sales


 

Agricultural Products  

 

(Top 4 largest gross farm sales)
- Specialty Crops
- Filberts (hazelnuts)
- Mint Oil Crops
- Vegetable Crops
- Grass & Legume Seeds
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