What is the current population of Springfield?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Springfield is 167,882. Springfield, Missouri is the 157th largest city in the US.

Springfield Geography [top]

What county is Springfield, Missouri in?

Parts of Springfield are located within Christian County and Greene County.

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

Springfield has an area of 81.7 square miles. Springfield is the 3rd largest city, by area, in Missouri.

Springfield Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Springfield?

The current population of Springfield (167,882) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Springfield growing?

Springfield has grown 10.2% since the 2000. Springfield, Missouri's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Springfield, Missouri?

Springfield has a population density of 1,951.8 people per square mile.

Springfield Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Springfield, Missouri?

The total voting age population of Springfield, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 133,951. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.7% of the residents of Springfield are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Springfield, Missouri?

The racial demographics of Springfield are 88.1% White, 4.4% Black, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian, 1.2% Other, 0.7% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri residents are below the poverty line?

In Springfield, 22.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.0%. On a per-household basis, 14.2% of families are below the poverty line in Springfield.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 59.3% of Springfield residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Springfield, Missouri residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.4% of Springfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Springfield residents aged 5 and older, 5.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.

Springfield Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Springfield, Missouri?

The unemployment rate in Springfield is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri residents work for the government?

In Springfield, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Springfield, Missouri?

The median household income in Springfield is $36,856.

Springfield Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Springfield, Missouri?

In Springfield, 42.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Springfield, Missouri?

Renters occupy 57.7% of housing units in Springfield.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Springfield, 11.9% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Springfield, Missouri housing units were built after 2000?

In Springfield, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 11,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Springfield, Missouri?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Springfield is $744.

What percentage of households in Springfield, Missouri have broadband internet?

In Springfield, 73.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Springfield Population By Year

Population Graph For Springfield
Year Population Rank in US
2019 167,882 157
2018 168,122 156
2017 167,376 155
2016 167,319 152
2015 166,810 150
2014 165,378 149
2013 164,122 148
2012 162,191 146
2011 160,371 146
2010 159,498 146
2000 152,231 135
1990 141,115 130

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
147 Peoria, Arizona 175,961 58.5%
148 Oceanside, California 175,742 8.5%
149 Elk Grove, California 174,775 113.9%
150 Salem, Oregon 174,365 26.4%
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 173,591 25.5%
152 Eugene, Oregon 172,622 24.1%
153 Garden Grove, California 171,644 3.7%
154 Cary, North Carolina 170,282 74.8%
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 170,243 41.7%
156 Corona, California 169,868 31.6%
157 Springfield, Missouri 167,882 10.2%
158 Jackson, Mississippi 160,628 -13.2%
159 Alexandria, Virginia 159,428 23.1%
160 Hayward, California 159,203 12.9%
161 Clarksville, Tennessee 158,146 52.1%
162 Lakewood, Colorado 157,935 9.3%
163 Lancaster, California 157,601 32.2%
164 Salinas, California 155,465 8.3%
165 Palmdale, California 155,079 31.9%
166 Hollywood, Florida 154,817 10.8%
167 Springfield, Massachusetts 153,606 1.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
65 St. Louis 300,576 -13.3%
157 Springfield 167,882 10.2%
227 Columbia 123,195 43.2%
246 Independence 116,672 2.7%
317 Lee's Summit 99,357 39.9%
379 O'Fallon 88,673 74.2%

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