What is the current population of Springfield?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Springfield is 114,230. Springfield, Illinois is the 256th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Springfield?

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 256th largest city in the US. Springfield is currently 1.7% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Springfield growing?

Springfield has grown 1.7% since the 2000. Springfield, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Springfield, Illinois in?

Springfield is located entirely in Sangamon County.

What is the population density of Springfield, Illinois?

Springfield has a population density of 1,954.4 people per square mile.

What is the size of Springfield, Illinois in square miles?

Springfield has an area of 59.5 square miles. Springfield is the 4th largest city, by area, in Illinois.

What is the voting age population of Springfield, Illinois?

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.

What percentage of Springfield, Illinois residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 17.6% of the residents of Springfield are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Springfield, Illinois?

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.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 114,230 256
2018 114,694 253
2017 114,868 247
2016 115,715 241
2015 116,565 236
2014 116,809 233
2013 117,006 230
2012 117,126 227
2011 116,992 224
2010 116,250 221
2009 118,033 212
2008 117,456 212
2007 117,090 208
2006 116,476 204
2005 115,652 208
2004 114,874 210
2003 113,605 209
2002 112,854 206
2001 112,708 207
2000 112,236 205
1990 107,265 184
1880 19,743 100
1870 17,364 84

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
246 Independence, Missouri 116,672 2.7%
247 Provo, Utah 116,618 10.3%
248 West Jordan, Utah 116,480 46.5%
249 Murrieta, California 116,223 124.3%
250 Palm Bay, Florida 115,552 45.1%
251 El Monte, California 115,487 -0.6%
252 Carlsbad, California 115,382 45.2%
253 North Charleston, South Carolina 115,382 41.2%
254 Temecula, California 114,761 67.0%
255 Clovis, California 114,584 63.8%
256 Springfield, Illinois 114,230 1.7%
257 Meridian, Idaho 114,161 210.8%
258 Westminster, Colorado 113,166 11.6%
259 Costa Mesa, California 113,003 3.2%
260 High Point, North Carolina 112,791 30.2%
261 Manchester, New Hampshire 112,673 5.0%
262 Pueblo, Colorado 112,361 10.0%
263 Lakeland, Florida 112,136 31.8%
264 Pompano Beach, Florida 112,118 11.7%
265 West Palm Beach, Florida 111,955 35.0%
266 Antioch, California 111,502 21.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
124 Aurora 197,757 36.8%
175 Naperville 148,449 14.7%
177 Joliet 147,344 36.1%
180 Rockford 145,609 -4.0%
256 Springfield 114,230 1.7%
271 Elgin 110,849 16.7%
273 Peoria 110,417 -2.3%
375 Champaign 88,909 26.1%
390 Waukegan 86,075 -2.5%
432 Cicero 80,796 -5.4%
457 Bloomington 77,330 17.7%
480 Arlington Heights 74,760 -2.2%
481 Bolingbrook 74,545 30.8%
489 Evanston 73,473 -0.9%
491 Schaumburg 72,887 -3.2%
511 Decatur 70,746 -13.6%
546 Palatine 67,482 1.7%
602 Skokie 62,700 -1.0%
648 Des Plaines 58,899 3.1%
668 Orland Park 57,857 12.5%

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