Race & Hispanic Origin

Race Percentage Comparison

Springfield MSA City Missouri United States
Total Population 461,469 167,313 6,113,532 323,719,178
White 92.4% 89.0% 82.0% 72.3%
Black 2.1% 3.6% 11.4% 12.7%
Native American 0.5% 0.6% 0.4% 0.8%
Asian 1.5% 2.3% 2.0% 5.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other race 0.5% 0.6% 1.3% 5.1%
Two or more races 2.9% 3.7% 2.6% 3.3%
Hispanic/ Latino* 3.4% 5.1% 4.2% 18.1%

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

Springfield MSA Race Population

MSA Christian Dallas* Greene Polk* Webster*
Total Population 461,469 85,432 16,508 289,805 30,502 37,075
White 426,444 83,773 15,733 262,687 29,793 35,389
Black 9,469 977 14 8,814 264 458
Native American 2,458 1,784 151 1,083 270 153
Asian 7,038 903 19 6,075 91 112
Native Hawaiian 492 0 0 434 0 66
Other race 2,104 0 127 1,409 84 307
Two or more races 13,464 0 464 9,303 611 590
Hispanic/Latino** 15,598 2,505 315 10,868 708 696

Source: USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2017
*USDC, Bureau of the Census, 2012-2016 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.