Population

Metro Area Population:  462,369

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

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2017 overall growth: 25.0%
2000-2017 annual growth: 1.5%

2010-2017 overall growth: 5.9%
2010-2017 annual growth: 0.8%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2017

City Population: 167,319

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

City Daytime Population: 246,069

Springfield city limits 47% change due to commuting

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016

Economic Area Population: 1,044,712*

27 counties federally-defined area learn more

Source: USDC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2017
*Economic Area defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis using 2012 definitions

10-County Region Population: 631,113

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017

Population Within 50-Mile Radius: 693,166

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

Source: ESRI Business Analyst Online, 2017

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 1900-2016 *ESRI, 2021 Estimate

 

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Springfield Region: Total: 631,113

Barry 35,668 Lawrence 38,434
Christian 85,432 Polk 31,794
Dade 7,588 Stone 31,699
Dallas 16,673 Taney 55,355
Greene 289,805 Webster 38,665

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2016

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000

Other Demographics

(Springfield MSA)

Number of Households 181,989
Average Household Size 2.43
Average Family Size 2.99
Median Age 36.6

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

 

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, 2015

 

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2016