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: 167,319

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

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 179,752
Average Household Size 2.45
Average Family Size 2.99
Median Age 36.4

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2015

 

Basic demographic information broken down by county or zip code

County Zip Code
Barry 65802
Christian 65803
Dade 65804
Dallas 65806
Greene 65807
Lawrence 65809
Polk 65810
Stone
Taney
Webster

Source: Missouri Census Data Centers, 2015

 

Age-SexPyramid

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2010