Business & Industry

Springfield Major Employers

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Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2018

In the last decade, Springfield’s gross metro product had almost 32% growth and ranked 126th out of 381 metro’s.

The GMP (Gross Metro Product) of Springfield is more than the combined GNP (Gross National Product) of the countries of Bermuda, Guam, Swaziland and Aruba.

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Source: University of Creighton, National Association of Purchasing Management

Licensed Businesses

Apartments 2,352
Auto Dealers (new & used) 162
Exercise/Health/Therapy 69
Hotels & Motels 73
Loan Companies, Brokers, Agents 74
Manufacturers 160
Nurseries or Daycare 40
Real Estate Broker/Sales 94
Restaurants (all) 664
Retail Merchants 1,454
Service Stations 19
Theaters 5
Wholesale Merchants 165

The above list is only a sample of business categories in the City of Springfield and does not encompass all issued business licenses. For more information please contact the City of Springfield (417-864-1000) or search for business licenses on their website.

Source: City of Springfield, Finance Department, License Division, January, 2020

Business Owners & Self-Employed Persons

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Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, Survey of Business Owners

Source: City of Springfield, Building Development Services; Greene County, Building Regulation, 2017 (new construction only)