Race & Hispanic Origin

Race Percentage Comparison

Springfield MSA City Missouri United States
Total Population 450,619 165,399 6,063,589 318,857,056
White 92.7% 90.3% 82.3% 73.4%
Black 2.5% 4.9% 11.7% 12.7%
Native American 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.8%
Asian 1.3% 1.6% 1.8% 5.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 1.2% 4.7%
Two or more races 2.4% 2.8% 2.5% 3.0%
Hispanic/ Latino* 3.0% 3.8% 3.8% 17.3%

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

Springfield MSA Race Data

MSA Greene* Christian* Webster*
Total Population 450,619 280,657 79,856 36,461
White 417,692 256,105 76,693 34,871
Black 11,371 8,501 528 429
Native American 1,973 1,354 425 185
Asian 5,889 4,676 315 83
Native Hawaiian 508 354 39 46
Two or more races 10,970 7,732 1,644 547
Hispanic/Latino** 13,675 9,040 2,147 659

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2014
*USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2010-2014 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.