Population

Metro Area Population:  470,300

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

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2019

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2019 overall growth: 27.1%
2000-2019 annual growth: 1.4%

2010-2019 overall growth: 7.7%
2010-2019 annual growth: 0.9%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2019

City Population: 168,122

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2018

City Daytime Population: 250,628

Springfield city limits 33% change due to commuting

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey 2018

Economic Area Population: 1,054,954*

27 counties federally-defined area learn more

Source: USDC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2019
*Economic Area defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis using 2012 definitions

10-County Region Population: 639,885

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2019

Population Within 50-Mile Radius: 705,581

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

Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online, 2019

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 1900-2019 *ESRI, 2024 Estimate

 

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Springfield Region: Total: 639,885

Barry 35,789 Lawrence 38,355
Christian 88,595 Polk 32,149
Dade 7,561 Stone 31,952
Dallas 16,878 Taney 55,928
Greene 293,086 Webster 39,592

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2019

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2019

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2018

Other Demographics

(Springfield MSA)

Number of Households 192,513
Average Household Size 2.36
Average Family Size 2.98
Median Age 37.4

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2018

 

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, 2018

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 2018