Population

Metro Area Population:  456,456

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

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2015 overall growth: 40.1%
2010-2015 overall growth: 4.5%

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

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: 1,039,566*

27 counties federally-defined area learn more

Source: USDC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2015
*Economic Area defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis using 2012 definitions

10-County Region Population: 623,595

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015

Population Within 50-Mile Radius: 679,708

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

Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online, 2015

 

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

 

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Springfield Region: Total: 623,595

Barry 35,829 Lawrence 38,180
Christian 83,279 Polk 31,229
Dade 7,595 Stone 30,943
Dallas 16,393 Taney 54,592
Greene 288,072 Webster 37,483

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015

 

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