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Life in Springfield

Whether you prefer an eclectic urban scene, the peace of the countryside, or the close-to-everything convenience of suburban life, Springfield can fit your lifestyle. Anyone relocating to Springfield, MO will find some of the most affordable housing values in the United States. Here you’ll also find two of the best health systems in the nation. A cost of living 10% lower than the national average. A pleasant, four-season climate. And fast, easy access to anywhere you need to go in town or out. Best of all, there’s a friendly, neighborly vibe everywhere you go. It’s a sense of community that you won’t find just anywhere, but it’s what makes Springfield, Missouri, quickly feel like home.

Thinking of moving and relocating to Springfield? We have a wide variety of resources that will help you to better understand what life is like here. From information discussing housing options and the cost of living to our climate, you’ll find everything you need to know about what it’s like to live in this city we know and love.

“In the short time we've been here, I've learned some new things about moving to a city like Springfield. The community is very close knit and full of caring, appreciative people. We are surrounded by the beautiful Ozarks, and it doesn’t take very long to get anywhere in the city. Also, the health care industry here is top-notch with very highly trained, courteous physicians, nurses, and staff. I am fortunate to be part of it.”


Richard Jung, M.D.
Vascular Neurology & Neurointerventional Surgery, FDC Neurology CoxHealth
Relocated from: Cleveland, OH • Resident Since: 2013

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