Population

Metro Area Population:  458,930

Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) 5-county area:
Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk and Dallas counties

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2016 overall growth: 24.1%
2010-2016 overall growth: 5.1%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2016

City Population: 166,810

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015

City Daytime Population: 241,025

Springfield city limits 46% change due to commuting

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015

Economic Area Population: 1,039,960*

27 counties federally-defined area learn more

Source: USDC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2016
*Economic Area defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis using 2012 definitions

10-County Region Population: 626,456

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

Population Within 50-Mile Radius: 688,080

Estimated population inside a true 50-mile circle centered on downtown Springfield

Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online, 2016

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 1900-2015 *ESRI, 2020 Estimate

 

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Springfield Region: Total: 626,456

Barry 35,829 Lawrence 38,381
Christian 84,401 Polk 31,285
Dade 7,631 Stone 31,047
Dallas 16,448 Taney 54,735
Greene 288,690 Webster 38,106

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2015

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000

Other Demographics

(Springfield MSA)

Number of Households 179,069
Average Household Size 2.43
Average Family Size 2.97
Median Age 37.6

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2014

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Age-SexPyramid

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2010