Springfield, MO Demographic Data

Springfield, MO Summary

Springfield is located in Greene County in Missouri
  • Population: 162,193
  • Area: 82.31 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 81.72 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.59 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,970.51 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,289.37 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Springfield, MO Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
87,811
53%
50.8
Male
79,502
48%
49.2
Total Population
167,313
 
323,128,000

Springfield, MO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
9,961
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
8,111
4.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
7,542
4.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
12,916
7.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
24,824
14.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
26,421
15.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
15,822
9.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
18,290
10.9% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
10,366
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
8,731
5.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
11,847
7.1% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
8,849
5.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,633
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
137,466
82.2%
77.2
Female
72,696
52.9%
51.3
Male
64,770
47.1%
48.7
21 Years and over
123,381
73.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
30,421
18.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
24,329
14.5%
15.2
Female
15,233
62.6%
55.8
Male
9,096
37.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Springfield, MO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
161,144
96.3% 
96.8
White
144,488
86.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
8,173
4.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,498
0.9% 
0.8
Asian
2,659
1.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
110
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
4,216
2.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
6,169
3.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,145
4.3% 
17.8
Mexican
4,980
3.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
53
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
381
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,731
1.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
160,168
95.7% 
82.2

Springfield, MO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,896
2.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,243
7.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
29,489
28.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
29,037
27.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
8,620
8.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
17,140
16.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
9,534
9.2% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
10,139
9.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
93,820
90.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
26,674
25.7%
31.2

Springfield, MO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
56,104
39.6%
33.7%
Now Married
52,026
36.7%
47.5
Divorced
21,406
15.1%
11.0%
Separated
2,414
1.7%
2.0
Widowed
9,749
6.9
5.8%

Springfield, MO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
147,893
94.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
9,459
6.0%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Springfield, MO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,969
14.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
4,963
6.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
11,911
16.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
10,863
14.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
10,514
14.2%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
14,009
18.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
4,578
6.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
4,681
6.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
923
1.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
715
1.0%
6.4
Median household income
33,286
 
57,617
Per capita income
20,609
 
31,128

Springfield, MO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
213
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
10,991
13.5%
9.8
Construction
5,186
6.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
19,418
23.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,774
5.9%
6.6
Information
1,608
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,941
7.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
4,161
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
9,083
11.1%
11.4
Public administration
2,031
2.5%
4.6
Retail trade
10,719
13.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
4,008
4.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
3,460
4.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,013
8.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
23,561
28.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
9,530
11.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
23,564
28.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
17,925
22.0%
18.1%

Springfield, MO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
79,770
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
62,928
78.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
7,706
9.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
816
1.0%
5.1
Walked
2,486
3.1%
2.7
Other means
1,965
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
3,869
4.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.9
 
26.6

Springfield, MO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
6,860
9.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
31,079
41.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
26,801
36.2%
37.1
3 or more
9,386
12.7%
21.0

Springfield, MO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
74,126
90.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
30,646
41.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
43,480
58.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
7,849
9.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.5

Springfield, MO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
81,975
1 room
2,487
3.0%
2.4
2 rooms
3,791
4.6%
2.7
3 rooms
9,435
11.5%
9.1
4 rooms
15,426
18.8%
16.5
5 rooms
19,799
24.2%
19.8
6 rooms
13,598
16.6%
17.8
7 rooms
7,295
8.9%
12.0
8 rooms
5,221
6.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
4,923
6.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Springfield, MO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
81,975
 
 
1-unit, detached
51,098
62.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
2,788
3.4%
5.9
2-units
3,555
4.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
3,051
3.7%
4.4
5 to 9 units
3,657
4.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
6,601
8.1%
4.4
20 or more units
9,738
11.9%
9.0
Mobile home
1,416
1.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
71
0.1%
0.1

Springfield, MO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
9,882
12.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
5,167
6.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
9,356
11.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
10,725
13.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
14,612
17.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
10,099
12.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
12,080
14.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
7,428
9.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2,305
2.8%
2.8%
2014 or later
321
0.4%
1.4%

Springfield, MO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Springfield, MO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
18,882
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
222
1.2%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
378
2.0%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
403
2.1%
11.8%
Less than $500
1,077
5.7%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,195
6.3%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
4,521
23.9%
28.8%
$500 to $999
11,086
58.7%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
9,353
50.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,178
17.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,047
11.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
843
4.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
3,106
16.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
355
0.0%
0.0%

Springfield, MO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
42,325 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
24
0.1%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
51
0.1%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
406
1.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
6,311
14.9%
28.3%
Less than $500
7,736
18.3%
10.7%
$500 to $999
27,797
65.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,155
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
679
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,131
12.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,726
14.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,930
12.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,398
10.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,215
10.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
15,922
39.5%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,158
0.0%
0.0%

Springfield, MO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
30,646
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,563
8.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,684
31.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
9,222
30.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,281
14.0%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,028
9.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,409
4.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
334
1.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
125
0.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
115,900
 
205,000
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