Population

Metro Area Population:  466,978

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

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2018

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2018 overall growth: 26.2%
2000-2018 annual growth: 1.5%

2010-2018 overall growth: 6.9%
2010-2018 annual growth: 0.9%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2018

City Population: 167,376

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017

City Daytime Population: 255,835

Springfield city limits 53% change due to commuting

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey 2017

Economic Area Population: 1,050,796*

27 counties federally-defined area learn more

Source: USDC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2018
*Economic Area defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis using 2012 definitions

10-County Region Population: 636,393

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2018

Population Within 50-Mile Radius: 698,805

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

Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online, 2018

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 1900-2018 *ESRI, 2023 Estimate

 

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Springfield Region: Total: 636,393

Barry 35,886 Lawrence 38,359
Christian 86,983 Polk 32,201
Dade 7,569 Stone 31,749
Dallas 16,762 Taney 55,852
Greene 291,923 Webster 39,109

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2018

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2018

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017

Other Demographics

(Springfield MSA)

Number of Households 183,438
Average Household Size 2.44
Average Family Size 3.05
Median Age 37.1

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2017

 

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, 2016

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2017