Trends and Highlights


Profile of the Community

Blue Ribbons/Red Flags

Business and Economic Conditions


Community Health

(health.doc), (health_data.doc),(report_card.pdf)

Early Childhood




Public Order and Safety





Citizen Participation


Arts and Culture


Recreation, Sports and Leisure


Natural Environment




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This project was completed with support from the following organizations, whose leaders pledge to use the information in the report to guide their future decision-making:

Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Junior League of Springfield
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Springfield-Greene County Library District
United Way of the Ozarks

Steering Committee
Jodie Adams Gloria Galanes James Johnson Lagena Scott
Roseann Bentley Julie Guillebeau Kay Logsdon Bill Stalnaker
Annie Busch Kevin Gipson Yolanda Lorge Maura Taylor
Kris Callen Melissa Haddow Barbara Lucks Paul Thomlinson
Peg Carolla Pam Hedgepeth Todd Parnell Cindy Waites
Rhoda Clark Suzie Henry Jim Rives Carol Williamson
Mark Dixon Sandy Howard John Rush Lloyd Young
Sara Edwards Steve Ijames Randy Russell  

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