Springfield, IL 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 114,672 residents in Springfield, with a median age of 39.7. Of this, 47.88% are males and 52.12% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.96% of the resident pool in Springfield, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.79%. Additionally, 2.26% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 94,960 people in Springfield currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 114,672 -0.3%
Male Population 54,909 0.4%
Female Population 59,763 -1.0%
Male population 47.88%
Female population 52.12%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.7 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 108,888 -0.6%
Citizen not US Born 3,195 5.1%
Not Citizen 2,589 1.7%
Citizen US Born 94.96%
Citizen not US Born 2.79%
Not Citizen 2.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 301 -18.9%
Moved from Same County 13,467 -1.9%
Moved from Same State 2,854 -13.2%
Moved from Different State 1,685 -9.0%
Same House as Last Year 94,960 0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.27%
Moved from Same County 11.89%
Moved from Same State 2.52%
Moved from Different State 1.49%
Same House as Last Year 83.84%

What are the employment statistics in Springfield?

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White-collar workers make up 84.34% of the working population in Springfield, while blue-collar employees account for 15.66%. There are also 3,523 entrepreneurs in Springfield (6.75% of the workforce); 30,006 workers employed in private companies (57.49%); and 12,502 people working in governmental institutions (23.95%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 44,018 -1.4%
Blue Collar 8,173 -1.0%
White Collar 84.34%
Blue Collar 15.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,523 -7.1%
Private Companies 30,006 -2.3%
Governmental Workers 12,502 1.3%
Not for Profit Companies 6,160 1.8%
Self Employees 6.75%
Private Companies 57.49%
Governmental Workers 23.95%
Not for Profit Companies 11.8%

How many households are there in Springfield?

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There are a total of 50,961 households in Springfield, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 53.86% of these Springfield households, while non-family units account for the remaining 46.14%. Additionally, 25.06% of households have children and 74.94% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 50,961 -0.2%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 27,450 -1.8%
Non-family Households 23,511 1.7%
Family Households 53.86%
Non-family Households 46.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,771 -2.1%
Households without Children 38,190 0.4%
Households with Children 25.06%
Households without Children 74.94%

What are the median and average incomes in Springfield?

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The average annual household income in Springfield is $79,460, while the median household income sits at $57,596 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $55,007, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $72,243. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,844 and $54,591, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $79,460 5.2%
Median Household Income $57,596 6.3%
People below Poverty Level 20,061 2.4%
People above Poverty Level 90,006 -0.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Springfield?

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There are 56,712 housing units in Springfield, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 50,961 occupied housing units in Springfield, 62.22% are owner-occupied, while 37.78% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.82% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $137,500. In general, housing costs reach $882 per month in Springfield.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 56,712 0.2%
Median Year Built 1971 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 11,168 3.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3,398 -8.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,147 -4.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 7,134 2.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 9,894 6.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 4,983 -1.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7,358 -5.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,878 -4.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,729 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 23 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 50,961 -0.2%
Owner Occupied 31,706 -1.3%
Renter Occupied 19,255 1.6%
Owner Occupied 62.22%
Renter Occupied 37.78%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 18,648 -3.7%
Without Mortgage 13,058 2.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $137,500 1.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $125,400 1.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $882 1.5%
With Mortgage 58.82%
Without Mortgage 41.18%

What is the level of education in Springfield?

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Approximately 34.37% of the population in Springfield holds a high school degree (that's 30,667 residents), while 23.58% have attained a college certificate (24,033 locals) and 19.2% have a bachelor's degree (17,130 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,898 1.2%
Some High School 30,667 2.8%
Some College 24,033 -1.4%
Associate Degree 7,106 -2.2%
Bachelor's Degree 17,130 -3.0%
Graduate Degree 11,384 0.5%
No High School 2.13%
Some High School 34.37%
Some College 23.58%
Associate Degree 7.96%
Bachelor's Degree 19.2%
Graduate Degree 12.76%

What is the marital status of Springfield residents?

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A total of 35,179 people in Springfield have never been married (which represents 37.6% of the total population), while 38,402 of them are wedded (41.04%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,461 (1.56%) and 14,171 (15.14%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 35,179 -0.2%
Married 38,402 -1.9%
Separated 1,461 4.1%
Widowed 5,820 -2.1%
Divorced 14,171 0.9%
Never Married 37.6%
Married 41.04%
Separated 1.56%
Widowed 6.22%
Divorced 15.14%

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, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 44,277 residents commute by car, 812 prefer going to work by walking and 799 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 44,277 -2.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 799 -9.3%
Bicycle 242 -24.8%
Motorcycle 12 -55.6%
TaxiCab 212 1.4%
Walk 812 -7.0%

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 1,048 515 $27,589.00 $64,166.00
62702 33,303 15,167 $46,543.00 $58,733.00
62703 28,768 12,391 $40,514.00 $54,108.00
62704 40,407 18,930 $58,357.00 $79,975.00
62707 7,973 3,500 $81,346.00 $92,245.00
62711 17,752 7,384 $108,678.00 $142,600.00
62712 9,955 4,328 $96,118.00 $122,703.00
62629 15,214 5,650 $96,849.00 $115,433.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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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