Springfield Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Springfield Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
167,882

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.6%
5 - 17:
12.2%
18 - 24:
19.2%
25 - 34:
15.6%
35 - 54:
20.9%
55 - 64:
10.8%
Over 65 Years:
15.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
13.5%
13.5%
High School Graduates
90.4%
90.4%
College Graduated
27.4%
27.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Springfield
$23,428
$23,428
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Springfield
$36,856
$36,856
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.9%

Employment Industries in Springfield

 
Healthcare
15.7%
15.7%
Retail
14.0%
14.0%
Accommodation
11.4%
11.4%
Education
9.4%
9.4%
Manufacturing
8.1%
8.1%
Administration
5.6%
5.6%
Other
5.5%
5.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.1%
5.1%
Construction
5.0%
5.0%
Finance
4.7%
4.7%
Transportation
3.6%
3.6%
Wholesale
2.9%
2.9%
Public Service
2.3%
2.3%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
85.3%
85.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.3%
4.3%
Black or African American
4.3%
4.3%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.4%
3.4%
Asian
2.1%
2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.6%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.1%
17.1%
Irish
10.6%
10.6%
English
8.7%
8.7%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Italian
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
2.2%
2.2%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.4%
1.4%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.1%
1.1%
Norwegian
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Danish
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.4%
0.4%
Czech
0.4%
0.4%
Austrian
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian
0.3%
0.3%
Swiss
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.4%
94.4%
Spanish
2.7%
2.7%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Springfield Residents:
3.4%