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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Springfield is 113,394. Springfield, Illinois is the 263rd largest city in the US.
Springfield is located entirely in Sangamon County.
The peak population of Springfield was in 2010, when its population was 116,250. In 2010, Springfield was the 221st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 263rd largest city in the US. Springfield is currently 2.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Springfield has grown 1.0% since the 2000. Springfield, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Springfield has a population density of 1,954.4 people per square mile.
|258||High Point, North Carolina||114,086||31.7%|
|267||Las Cruces, New Mexico||112,914||53.4%|
The total voting age population of Springfield, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 87,922. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.6% of the residents of Springfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Springfield are 72.9% White, 19.9% Black, 3.5% Two or more races, 3.1% Asian, 0.5% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 2.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Springfield, 18.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.4% of families are below the poverty line in Springfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.6% of Springfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.3% of Springfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.8% have a bachelor's degree and 14.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Springfield residents aged 5 and older, 6.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Springfield is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Springfield, 22.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Springfield is $54,648.
In Springfield, 61.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.6% of housing units in Springfield.
Of all the housing units in Springfield, 19.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Springfield, 11.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Springfield is $805.
In Springfield, 78.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.