Springfield Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Springfield is 169,850. 22.44% is under 18, while 16.21% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.28% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.44% were 18 years or younger and 25.59% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.21% female and 48.79% male.

Springfield Housing

According to the US Census, Springfield has 83,888 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Springfield was 94.45%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $154,600

Springfield Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 85.89% of Springfield's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 2.28% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 2.21% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.78%

White Alone81.12%
Black Or African American Alone4.77%
Asian Alone2.28%
Some Other Race Alone2.21%
White Black Or African American1.78%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.79%

How Educated is Springfield

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.4% of Springfield residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.0% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 32.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Springfield CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher91.4%
Some College Or Associates Degree56.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher32.3%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency28.0%
Some College No Degree26.2%
Bachelors Degree21.4%

Average Income in Springfield

The median household income in Springfield is $41,808. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $41,808.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $57,402 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $69,880.

A closer examination of the income groups of Springfield households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $35,000 and $49,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (17.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.5%). 8.7% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$69,880
Nonfamily households$28,245