Population

Metro Area Population:  475,220

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

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2020

Metro Area Annual Population Growth

2000-2020 overall growth: 28.5%
2000-2020 annual growth: 1.4%

2010-2020 overall growth: 8.7%
2010-2020 annual growth: 0.9%

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2000-2020

City Population: 167,882

Springfield city limits

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2019

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: 645,350

Springfield Regional Economic Partnership

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2020

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: 645,350

Barry 35,818 Lawrence 38,175
Christian 90,655 Polk 32,490
Dade 7,568 Stone 32,465
Dallas 17,219 Taney 56,104
Greene 294,997 Webster 39,859

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2020

 

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