|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Springfield is 154,789. Springfield, Massachusetts is the 168th largest city in the US.
Springfield is located entirely in Hampden County.
The peak population of Springfield was in 1960, when its population was 174,463. In 1960, Springfield was the 72nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 168th largest city in the US. Springfield is currently 11.3% smaller than it was in 1960.
Springfield has grown 1.9% since the 2000. Springfield, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Springfield has a population density of 4,803.4 people per square mile.
|163||Paterson, New Jersey||157,794||5.6%|
|165||Macon-Bibb County, Georgia||156,762|
|170||Kansas City, Kansas||154,545||5.2%|
|174||Charleston, South Carolina||151,612||53.1%|
The total voting age population of Springfield, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 109,252. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.6% of the residents of Springfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Springfield are 63.3% White, 20.9% Black, 8.1% Other, 4.5% Two or more races, 2.7% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 45.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Springfield, 26.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.3%. On a per-household basis, 22.1% of families are below the poverty line in Springfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.7% of Springfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.6% of Springfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Springfield residents aged 5 and older, 39.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 33.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Springfield is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Springfield, 14.3% 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 $39,432.
In Springfield, 46.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.4% of housing units in Springfield.
Of all the housing units in Springfield, 40.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Springfield, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Springfield is $877.
In Springfield, 71.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.