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Springfield CENSUS DATA CENTER
Springfield GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Springfield, MO
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Springfield, MO was 151,580.
Springfield Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Springfield was 73,016, which represents 48.2 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Springfield, MO
There are an estimated 29,013 married men in the town. 48.3 percent of men over 15 years old in Springfield are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Springfield is 78,564 which is 51.8 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Springfield, Missouri
There are an estimated 29,171 married women in the community. 43.9 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Springfield, MO
The median age of people living in Springfield, MO was 33.5 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Springfield was 8,935. There were 121,411 people above the age of 18, which represents 80.1 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 14.9 percent of the population (22,586) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Springfield, MO
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Springfield, MO was 148,618.
White Population in Springfield, MO
The estimated White population in the Springfield community is 138,987, which is 91.7 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Springfield, Missouri
The estimated Black/African American population is 4,961, which is 3.3 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Springfield, MO
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Springfield, MO was 1,142.
Asian Population in Springfield, Missouri
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 2,060.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Springfield, MO
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Springfield was an estimated 136.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 1,332, while those of “two or more races” was 2,962 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Springfield community was 3,501, or 2.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Springfield, MO
The household population number in Springfield was 140,561.
Group Quarters Population in Springfield, MO
Group Quarters population in the community was 11,019.
Average Household Size in Springfield, MO
The average household size in Springfield is 2.17 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.82 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Springfield, MO
At the time of the last census survey, there were 69,650 total housing units in Springfield.
The number of occupied housing units was 64,691, or 92.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 34,707 were owner-occupied (53.7), and 29,984 were renter-occupied (46.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 4,959 vacant homes in Springfield at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Springfield, Missouri
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 31,790, with a median value in dollars of 79,800.
Monthly Owner Costs in Springfield, MO
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $699 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Springfield, average costs per month were $207 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 78,812 people in the community had a high school degree, or 82.8 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Springfield, Missouri
21,927 people in Springfield also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 23 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Springfield, MO
The number of Civilian Veterans in Springfield was 16,469, or 13.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Springfield, MO
In 2000, there were 29,025 people in Springfield, MO listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Springfield, MO
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 6,950 people in Springfield who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 4.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Springfield, Missouri
There were 80,648 in the labor force in Springfield at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 64.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Springfield was 17 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Springfield, MO
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $29,563. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Springfield, MO
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $38,114. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Springfield, Missouri
Per capita income in Springfield in the last full census was 17,711. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Springfield numbered 3,570, or 9.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Springfield, MO
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 22,437, or 15.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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