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
85,741
51%
50.8
Male
81,057
49%
49.2
Total Population
166,798
 
321,419,000

Springfield, MO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
8,012
4.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
7,363
4.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
7,776
4.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
12,796
7.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
23,972
14.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
25,481
15.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
18,445
11.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
19,023
11.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
8,320
5.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
8,561
5.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
13,142
7.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
8,721
5.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
5,186
3.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
138,691
83.1%
77.1
Female
72,566
52.3%
51.4
Male
66,125
47.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
125,055
75.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
32,776
19.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
27,049
16.2%
14.9
Female
16,745
61.9%
55.9
Male
10,304
38.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Springfield, MO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
161,658
96.9% 
96.9
White
146,856
88.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
7,923
4.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
770
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
4,498
2.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
93
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,518
0.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
5,140
3.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,100
4.3% 
17.6
Mexican
4,773
2.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
403
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,924
1.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
159,698
95.7% 
82.4

Springfield, MO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,777
2.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,479
7.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
30,488
28.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
29,093
27.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
7,161
6.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
18,377
17.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
11,504
10.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
10,256
9.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
96,623
90.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
29,881
28.0%
30.6

Springfield, MO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
55,548
38.7%
33.5%
Now Married
54,536
38.0%
47.5
Divorced
20,583
14.3%
11.0%
Separated
2,814
2.0%
2.1
Widowed
10,166
7.1
5.8%

Springfield, MO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
148,690
93.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
10,096
6.4%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Springfield, MO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
7,836
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
5,901
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
10,998
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
10,542
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
13,178
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
11,572
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
6,421
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
4,722
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
697
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,602
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
36,107
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,281
 
29,979

Springfield, MO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
310
0.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
10,448
12.9%
9.8
Construction
3,993
4.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
21,479
26.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
5,136
6.3%
6.5
Information
1,849
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
7,007
8.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
5,291
6.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
8,999
11.1%
11.3
Public administration
1,735
2.1%
4.6
Retail trade
10,417
12.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,772
3.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,855
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,432
6.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
26,547
32.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
9,165
11.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
22,660
27.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
17,487
21.5%
18.0%

Springfield, MO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
79,958
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
64,346
80.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,071
10.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,496
1.9%
5.2
Walked
2,202
2.8%
2.8
Other means
1,350
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
2,493
3.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Springfield, MO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
7,103
9.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
31,334
42.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
25,503
34.7%
37.2
3 or more
9,529
13.0%
20.3

Springfield, MO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
73,469
90.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
33,160
45.1%
63.0
Renter Occupied
40,309
54.9%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
7,827
9.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Springfield, MO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
81,296
1 room
1,852
2.3%
2.3
2 rooms
1,940
2.4%
2.5
3 rooms
9,306
11.4%
9.0
4 rooms
17,264
21.2%
16.6
5 rooms
18,690
23.0%
20.0
6 rooms
13,265
16.3%
17.9
7 rooms
8,705
10.7%
12.1
8 rooms
4,929
6.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
5,345
6.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Springfield, MO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
81,296
 
 
1-unit, detached
49,163
60.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
2,878
3.5%
5.8
2-units
3,120
3.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
2,601
3.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
4,042
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,144
8.8%
4.6
20 or more units
11,152
13.7%
8.8
Mobile home
1,196
1.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Springfield, MO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
10,407
12.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
5,680
7.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
10,243
12.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
9,010
11.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
13,070
16.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
8,469
10.4%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
13,922
17.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
8,262
10.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
2,233
2.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Springfield, MO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Springfield, MO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
19,678
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
214
1.1%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
289
1.5%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
427
2.2%
11.8%
Less than $500
787
4.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,468
7.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
4,479
22.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
12,014
61.1%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
10,718
54.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,341
17.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,126
10.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,056
5.4%
7.3%
35.0% or more
2,437
12.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Springfield, MO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
39,211 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
50
0.1%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
91
0.2%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
342
0.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
346
0.9%
4.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
4,222
10.8%
27.9%
Less than $500
5,988
15.3%
11.0%
$500 to $999
28,172
71.8%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,098
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
690
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
4,499
12.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
4,958
13.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,740
12.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,576
12.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,430
9.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
14,745
39.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
3,361
NR
NR

Springfield, MO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
33,160
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,085
6.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
10,998
33.2%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
10,638
32.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,009
12.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,420
10.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,731
5.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
220
0.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
59
0.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
113,500
 
194,500
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