Springfield Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Springfield is 154,788. 29.45% is under 18, while 13.20% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.35% of the population was five years old or younger, 29.45% were 18 years or younger and 24.41% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.74% female and 48.26% male.

Springfield Housing

According to the US Census, Springfield has 62,032 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Springfield was 93.19%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $198,200

Springfield Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 60.80% of Springfield's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 20.84% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.93% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.62%

White Alone36.72%
Some Other Race Alone24.08%
Black Or African American Alone20.84%
Asian Alone2.93%
White Black Or African American1.62%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.90%

How Educated is Springfield

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 13.5% of Springfield residents had a bachelor's degree, while 8.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 22.30% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Springfield CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher72.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree41.2%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency35.3%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher24.3%
Some College No Degree14.0%
Bachelors Degree13.5%

Average Income in Springfield

The median household income in Springfield is $42,498. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $42,498.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $54,212 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $66,481.

A closer examination of the income groups of Springfield households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $15,000 and $24,999 (12.7%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (2.4%). 12.3% 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$66,481
Nonfamily households$27,468