Springfield Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Springfield?

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There are 115,075 residents in Springfield, with a median age of 39.9. Of this, 47.54% are males and 52.46% are females. US-born citizens make up 95.15% of the resident pool in Springfield, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.64%. Additionally, 2.21% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 94,507 people in Springfield currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 115,075 -0.7%
Male Population 54,705 -0.4%
Female Population 60,370 -1.0%
Male population 47.54%
Female population 52.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.9 1.3%
Citizen US Born 109,489 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 3,040 1.5%
Not Citizen 2,546 -11.8%
Citizen US Born 95.15%
Citizen not US Born 2.64%
Not Citizen 2.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 371 -10.8%
Moved from Same County 13,723 -7.1%
Moved from Same State 3,286 -11.2%
Moved from Different State 1,852 -1.9%
Same House as Last Year 94,507 0.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.33%
Moved from Same County 12.07%
Moved from Same State 2.89%
Moved from Different State 1.63%
Same House as Last Year 83.09%

What are the employment statistics in Springfield?

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White-collar workers make up 84.39% of the working population in Springfield, while blue-collar employees account for 15.61%. There are also 3,794 entrepreneurs in Springfield (7.17% of the workforce); 30,699 workers employed in private companies (58.04%); and 12,347 people working in governmental institutions (23.34%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 44,636 -2.8%
Blue Collar 8,255 8.6%
White Collar 84.39%
Blue Collar 15.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,794 2.1%
Private Companies 30,699 -2.0%
Governmental Workers 12,347 1.8%
Not for Profit Companies 6,051 -4.7%
Self Employees 7.17%
Private Companies 58.04%
Governmental Workers 23.34%
Not for Profit Companies 11.44%

How many households are there in Springfield?

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There are a total of 51,064 households in Springfield, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.73% of these Springfield households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.27%. Additionally, 25.54% of households have children and 74.46% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 51,064 0.2%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.9%
Family Households 27,946 -0.6%
Non-family Households 23,118 1.2%
Family Households 54.73%
Non-family Households 45.27%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 13,042 -0.1%
Households without Children 38,022 0.3%
Households with Children 25.54%
Households without Children 74.46%

What are the median and average incomes in Springfield?

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The average annual household income in Springfield is $75,497, while the median household income sits at $54,164 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $51,564, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $66,620. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $29,964 and $52,487, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $75,497 -2.6%
Median Household Income $54,164 -0.9%
People below Poverty Level 19,583 -4.6%
People above Poverty Level 90,826 0.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Springfield?

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There are 56,578 housing units in Springfield, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1970. Of the 51,064 occupied housing units in Springfield, 62.88% are owner-occupied, while 37.12% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 60.28% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $135,600. In general, housing costs reach $869 per month in Springfield.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 56,578 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1970 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,802 -0.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,719 -6.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,422 0.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,963 -3.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 9,335 -0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,045 -7.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7,809 9.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 5,086 1.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,397 7.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 51,064 0.2%
Owner Occupied 32,111 2.6%
Renter Occupied 18,953 -3.6%
Owner Occupied 62.88%
Renter Occupied 37.12%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 19,357 2.5%
Without Mortgage 12,754 2.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $135,600 -1.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $123,800 -0.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $869 1.5%
With Mortgage 60.28%
Without Mortgage 39.72%

What is the level of education in Springfield?

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Approximately 33.18% of the population in Springfield holds a high school degree (that's 29,832 residents), while 24.4% have attained a college certificate (24,365 locals) and 19.65% have a bachelor's degree (17,668 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,876 2.0%
Some High School 29,832 -0.7%
Some College 24,365 2.6%
Associate Degree 7,263 5.4%
Bachelor's Degree 17,668 -5.1%
Graduate Degree 11,328 -2.0%
No High School 2.09%
Some High School 33.18%
Some College 24.4%
Associate Degree 8.08%
Bachelor's Degree 19.65%
Graduate Degree 12.6%

What is the marital status of Springfield residents?

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A total of 35,248 people in Springfield have never been married (which represents 37.35% of the total population), while 39,134 of them are wedded (41.47%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,403 (1.49%) and 14,050 (14.89%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 35,248 -1.1%
Married 39,134 -2.7%
Separated 1,403 -0.5%
Widowed 5,944 -2.8%
Divorced 14,050 7.7%
Never Married 37.35%
Married 41.47%
Separated 1.49%
Widowed 6.3%
Divorced 14.89%

What are the most common means of transportation in Springfield?

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The top three means of transportation people in Springfield use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 45,516 residents commute by car, 881 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 873 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 45,516 -3.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 881 -23.1%
Bicycle 322 -12.7%
Motorcycle 27 12.5%
TaxiCab 209 88.3%
Walk 873 -19.8%

What is the median and average household income in Springfield by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
62701 1,080 529 $21,193.00 $56,776.00
62702 33,243 15,254 $42,773.00 $54,877.00
62703 29,644 12,519 $39,043.00 $54,256.00
62704 40,754 19,102 $54,314.00 $77,135.00
62707 7,850 3,338 $75,521.00 $88,364.00
62711 16,331 6,871 $99,050.00 $127,486.00
62712 10,216 4,352 $88,879.00 $113,070.00
62629 14,831 5,358 $98,982.00 $118,308.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 62629 62701 62702 62703 62704 62707 62711 62712

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