Springfield Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Springfield is 114,340. 24.46% is under 18, while 18.25% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.67% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.46% were 18 years or younger and 31.37% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.69% female and 49.31% male.

Springfield Housing

According to the US Census, Springfield has 57,997 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Springfield was 88.48%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $140,100

Springfield Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 89.29% of Springfield's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 2.93% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 2.30% of the city's population and Some Other Race Alone at 1.07%

White Alone68.88%
Black Or African American Alone20.41%
Asian Alone2.93%
White Black Or African American2.30%
Some Other Race Alone1.07%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.26%

How Educated is Springfield

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.7% of Springfield residents had a bachelor's degree, while 16.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 38.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Springfield CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher90.3%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher36.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency25.7%
Bachelors Degree21.7%
Some College No Degree20.2%

Average Income in Springfield

The median household income in Springfield is $62,505. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $62,505.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $82,456 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $107,811.

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 $100,000 and $149,999 (15.3%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.1%). 10.4% 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$107,811
Nonfamily households$46,313