Springfield, Minnesota

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Springfield is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,215 at the 2000 census.

U.S. Route 14 serves as a main arterial route in the community. It has the only brick plant in the state of Minnesota. (Acme-Ochs Brick)



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land. The Cottonwood River flows through the city.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,215 people, 897 households, and 562 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,223.9 people per square mile (472.5/km²). There were 968 housing units at an average density of 534.9/sq mi (206.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, 0.32% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.99% of the population.

There were 897 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,643, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,779 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,977. About 2.5% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.


The town was often mentioned on the "Little House on the Prairie" series, as Charles Ingalls frequent place for "business travels".

It is home of the 2005 State 1A Football and the 2006 State 1 A softball champions.

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