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Enjoy the Life
You Want.

Springfield, MO has everything you need. You can fast-track your career, afford the home you’ve always wanted, shorten your commute and lose yourself in the natural beauty. Live here—and just breathe.

The prospect of moving to a new city can be a little overwhelming. That’s where we come in! The information we’ve compiled is intended to help you get a feel for what life here is like. From vast career opportunities to abundant attractions, you’ll quickly come to know that Springfield isn’t just a good place to live, it’s one of the best places to live in Missouri and the entire Midwest. 

Heart of the Ozarks

Located in scenic southwest Missouri, Springfield is home to a metro population of more than 450,000 in Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk and Dallas counties. It’s a place that has everything you need—a plentiful and growing job market, great schools, world-class health care and all the entertainment and cultural trappings of a big city.

The cost of housing here is nearly
25% below the national average.

SUIT YOURSELF

Our housing costs are consistently the best cost advantage in terms of our cost of living.

The cost of housing here is nearly
25% below the national average.

SUIT YOURSELF

Our housing costs are consistently the best cost advantage in terms of our cost of living.

Among mid-sized American cities
Springfield Ranks 13th for Job Growth

Find Your Niche

Choose a career in Springfield that’s a perfect fit for you. We’re the fastest-growing city in Missouri with a workforce that’s increasing faster than the national average.

Springfield is home to
102 Public Parks and Facilities

Plenty to Do

Indoors or outdoors. Day or night. High-energy or totally chill. No matter how you like to unwind or seek a new thrill, you’ll find plenty of ways to play your way in Springfield.

Springfield proudly claims
14 Colleges & Universities

Endless Learning

Excellence in education is central to the Springfield experience. We have a high concentration of colleges and universities, including the state’s second-largest university system.

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