Best Places to Live

Springfield, MO

Population: 163,763
LIV
SCORE
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Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Known as the Birthplace of Route 66, Springfield features an active economy based on manufacturing, health care and retail, and the city houses several universities including Missouri State, Drury and Evangel. Springfield has a growing tourism industry, with its convention and visitors bureau spending $1 million annually to market the community as a destination.

Springfield, MO Ranking Data

Civic
46
Demographics
54
Economy
48
Education
72
Health
72
Housing
73
Infrastructure
50