Race & Hispanic Origin

Race Percentage Comparison

Springfield MSA City Missouri United States
Total Population 455,074 166,798 6,083,672 321,418,821
White 92.0% 88.0% 82.4% 73.1%
Black 2.6% 4.8% 11.7% 12.7%
Native American 0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.8%
Asian 1.4% 2.7% 1.9% 5.4%
Other race 0.9% 0.2% 1.1% 4.8%
Two or more races 2.5% 3.1% 2.5% 3.1%
Hispanic/ Latino* 3.1% 4.3% 4.0% 17.6%

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

Springfield MSA Race Population

MSA Christian Dallas* Greene Polk* Webster*
Total Population 455,074 83,279 16,564 288,072 31,107 36,690
White 418,669 79,273 15,824 259,717 29,706 34,986
Black 11,625 335 13 10,430 305 491
Native American 2,469 360 61 1,367 208 179
Asian 6,437 752 13 5,565 134 98
Native Hawaiian 209 0 0 93 0 50
Other race 4,231 607 114 3,386 109 348
Two or more races 11,434 1,952 539 7,514 645 538
Hispanic/Latino** 14,296 2,439 302 10,343 653 682

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2015
*USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-year estimate

**According to the guidelines of the United States decennial census, Hispanic/Latino is an ethnicity, not a race. View an explanation of the race and Hispanic origin categories used in the tables above.