Race & Hispanic Origin

Race Percentage Comparison

Springfield MSA City Missouri United States
Total Population 456,434 167,313 6,093,000 323,127,515
White 91.5% 86.4% 82.3% 72.6%
Black 2.4% 4.9% 11.5% 12.7%
Native American 0.9% 0.9% 0.5% 0.8%
Asian 1.4% 1.6% 1.9% 5.4%
Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Other race 1.1% 2.5% 1.2% 5.1%
Two or more races 2.5% 3.7% 2.5% 3.2%
Hispanic/ Latino* 3.1% 4.3% 4.0% 17.8%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2016

Springfield MSA Race Population

MSA Christian Dallas* Greene Polk* Webster*
Total Population 456,434 84,401 16,564 288,690 31,107 36,690
White 417,783 82,837 15,824 258,094 29,706 34,986
Black 11,128 1,113 13 10,029 305 491
Native American 4,269 1,357 61 2,188 208 179
Asian 6,422 697 13 5,704 134 98
Native Hawaiian 151 0 0 110 0 50
Other race 5,235 351 114 4,975 109 348
Two or more races 11,446 0 539 7,590 645 538
Hispanic/Latino** 14,039 2,445 302 10,422 653 682

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016
*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.