The Springfield Region

The Springfield region includes Missouri’s third largest city and metro area. The region is highly rated for its tax climate, livability factors and growth in jobs and population.

Key industries in the Springfield region include distribution & logistics, advanced manufacturing, call centers & back office, technology & innovation, corporate office, and data centers. The health innovation industry employs more than 42,000 people, and the manufacturing sector employs more than 25,000.


Springfield is also known as the stainless steel capital of the world, as most of the stainless steel tanks used in the food production and processing industry around the globe are manufactured in the Springfield Region.

Major Cities
  • Springfield (Pop: 170,067)
  • Nixa (24,749)
  • Ozark (22,512)
  • Republic (19,728)
  • Branson (12,947)
  • Bolivar (11,110)
  • Monett (9,789)
  • Marshfield (7,686)
  • Aurora (7,412)
  • Mt. Vernon (4,550)
  • Hollister (4,658)
  • Rogersville (4,884)
  • Cassville (3,212)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2022

Key Employers
  • 3M (Springfield)
  • American National (Springfield)
  • AT&T (Springfield)
  • Bass Pro Shops (Springfield)
  • BNSF Railway (Springfield)
  • Cencora (Springfield)
  • Central Trucking Inc (Springfield)
  • CoxHealth (Springfield)
  • Curia (Springfield)
  • Diversified Plastics (Nixa)
  • Enersys (Springfield)
  • Expedia, Inc. (Springfield)
  • Forvis (Springfield)
  • French’s Food Company (Springfield)
  • George’s Inc (Cassville)
  • Great Southern Bank (Springfield)
  • Hutchens Industries (Springfield)
  • Jack Henry & Associates (Monett)
  • John Deere Reman (Springfield)
  • The Kraft Heinz Company (Springfield)
  • Loren Cook (Springfield)
  • Mercy (Springfield)
  • Netsmart (Ozark)
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts (Springfield)
  • Paul Mueller (Springfield)
  • Positronic Industries (Springfield)
  • Prime (Springfield)
  • SRC Holdings (Springfield)
  • T-Mobile (Springfield)
  • TTEC Holdings Inc. (Springfield)
  • White River Marine Group (Springfield)
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