Springfield Real Estate
Surrounded by rolling hills and known as the "Queen City," Springfield is the third-largest city in the State of Missouri and offers the best in local real estate, metropolitan and outdoor adventure, which makes it a perfect family destination. With more than 420,000 people in the surrounding metro area and millions of tourists each year, Springfield, MO is rich with interesting and entertaining attractions, approximately 6,100 hotel rooms, more than 800 dining options, and a variety of shopping and cultural activities. Springfield is home to more than 15 colleges and universities, including Missouri State University and Drury University. It's also home to the Triple-A Springfield Cardinals, the St. Louis Cardinals minor league team.
Among Springfield's finest assets is its beautiful scenery and clean environment, something community leaders are striving to maintain through a variety of programs and sustainable building projects. Those projects include the Discovery Center, a hands-on science museum housed in a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building.
The Discovery Center, certified at the Gold level, was the first building in southwest Missouri to attain the certification. Springfield's central location in the nation makes it easily accessible by major highways and the Springfield-Branson National Airport. About 24,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, nine middle schools, and five high schools. Learn more about Springfield Public Schools.
Springfield Listings Summary
Springfield - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Springfield: $315,800 / County Avg $364,300
Avg Taxes in Springfield: $34,900 / County Avg $28,200
Avg Sq. Ft. in Springfield: 2,314 / County Avg 2,430
Avg Price per/sqft in Springfield:$136 / County Avg $150
Avg Walkscore in Springfield: 32 / County Avg 27
Avg Year Built in Springfield: 1970 / County Avg 1978
Avg Days on Website in Springfield: 53 / County Avg 54