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Springfield, IL Metro Area


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2022 population: 206,655   ( 3,515 from 2010)
Land area: 1182.6 square miles
Population density: 174.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:164,233 79.47% 6.3%
Black:26,50112.82% 14.1%
Indian:4000.19% 8.1%
Asian:4,6512.25% 42.1%
2+ races:5,4402.63% 33.1%
Hispanic:5,4302.63% 50.8%
Total non-White:42,42220.53% 21.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,034 12.1
Deaths:5,13012.3
Net Migration: -2,359-5.7
Net Immigration: 3971.0
Change in White population:-11,074 -5.3
Change in Non-White pop.:7,559 3.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
210,170
175,30783.41%
23,22011.05%
3700.18%
3,2721.56%
4,0881.95%
3,6011.71%
34,86316.59%

2000
201,437
176,20787.47%
18,1829.03%
3770.19%
2,1291.06%
2,1781.08%
2,0941.04%
25,23012.53%

1990
189,550
172,38990.95%
14,2917.54%
3400.18%
1,3570.72%
n/a
1,1730.62%
17,1619.05%

1980
187,789
174,14992.74%
11,4236.08%
3260.17%
9280.49%
n/a
9000.48%
13,6407.26%

1970
171,020
162,08194.77%
7,8504.59%
660.04%
2000.12%
n/a
7200.42%
8,939 5.23%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
24,975 12.4
17,9908.9
-1,714-0.9
8590.4
-900 -0.4
9,633 4.8
1990's
NumberRate
27,415 14.5
18,7219.9
-1,825-1.0
1,1330.6
3,818 2.0
8,069 4.3
1980's
NumberRate
29,108 15.5
17,738 9.4
-8,574 -4.6
n/a
-1,760 -0.9
3,521 1.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,598 2.7
n/a
12,068 7.1
4,701 2.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.7
45,872 22.2%
160,783 77.8%
38,767 18.8%
89,102
2.30
53,268 59.8%
38,626 72.5%
6,428 12.1%
35,834 40.2%

2010
NumberPercent
39.4
49,817 23.7%
160,353 76.3%
29,340 14.0%
88,126
2.34
55,059 62.5%
39,788 72.3%
7,035 12.8%
33,067 37.5%

2000
NumberPercent
37.4
50,403 25.0%
151,034 75.0%
27,449 13.6%
83,656
2.37
53,660 64.1%
41,185 76.8%
6,178 11.5%
29,996 35.9%

1990
NumberPercent
34.3
48,555 25.6%
140,995 74.4%
26,124 13.8%
76,163
2.45
50,975 66.9%
40,779 80.0%
4,939 9.7%
25,188 33.1%

1980
NumberPercent
31.1
51,830 27.6%
135,959 72.4%
23,657 12.6%
72,192
2.56
50,748 70.3%
42,424 83.6%
4,125 8.1%
21,444 29.7%

2022 Housing Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units98,543 
Median Value$163,236 
Occupied89,10290.4%
Vacant9,4419.6%
Owned62,92070.6%
Rented26,18229.4%
Median Rent$917 
Single-Family Units76,90178.0%
    Detached72,01173.1%
    Attached4,8905.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units11,60911.8%
Mobile Homes4,2484.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004,7995.4%
$10,000 to $14,9993,7944.3%
$15,000 to $19,9993,0823.5%
$20,000 to $24,9992,9493.3%
$25,000 to $29,9993,2813.7%
$30,000 to $34,9992,8773.2%
$35,000 to $39,9994,0544.5%
$40,000 to $44,9993,0923.5%
$45,000 to $49,9993,2583.7%
$50,000 to $59,9996,2157.0%
$60,000 to $74,9998,1679.2%
$75,000 to $99,99912,11913.6%
$100,000 to $124,9999,84011.0%
$125,000 to $149,9996,5497.4%
$150,000 to $199,9998,3299.3%
$200,000 or more6,6977.5%
Median Household Income72,405 
Per Capita Income41,393 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.90 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,3614.9%
Public Assistance2,1332.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps13,34015.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed90,91272.2%
Unemployed5,0764.0%
In Armed Forces3770.3%
Total Labor Force96,36576.5%
Not in Labor Force29,59823.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 27.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector29,28926,33652.7%
Non-Profit4,0997,18536.3%
Self-Employed4,6262,95161.1%
Local Government3,7464,21447.1%
State Government6,5947,49846.8%
Federal Government1,26274362.9%
Total Private + Self33,91529,28753.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.15,70119,64044.4%
Total49,61648,92750.3%
Pct. Govt.24.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts17,28517.5%
Sales and Office Occupations21,62621.9%
Professional, Technical26,32826.7%
Service Occupations16,93517.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3840.4%
All others16,43316.7%
White Collar 66.2%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance18,05419.5%
Public administration12,83713.8%
Retail trade10,01310.8%
Educational services9,67810.4%
Accommodation and food services6,0976.6%
Finance and insurance5,9366.4%
Professional, scientific, technical5,7606.2%
Manufacturing5,3925.8%
Other services4,8465.2%
Construction4,5694.9%
Transportation and warehousing3,4973.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,1663.4%
Wholesale trade2,1282.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,5591.7%
Information1,3611.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,3231.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,1271.2%
Utilities1,0061.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1740.2%
Management840.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,6391.27%
Puerto Rican9340.45%
Cuban2110.10%
Dominican500.02%
Total Central American1520.07%
Costa Rican50.00%
Guatemalan400.02%
Honduran260.01%
Nicaraguan810.04%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3630.17%
Argentinean350.02%
Bolivian150.01%
Chilean510.02%
Colombian1820.09%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian160.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan640.03%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7390.35%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian1,8450.89%
Chinese5910.28%
Filipino5310.25%
Vietnamese2980.14%
Korean2090.10%
Japanese1570.08%
Taiwanese1560.07%
Thai1190.06%
Laotian560.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English188,30595.7%
Spanish2,8641.5%
Other Indo-European1,4500.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun7880.4%
Other Asian6310.3%
Chinese5600.3%
Tagalog4670.2%
Other3930.2%
German, other Germanic3350.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German43,35020.8%
Irish25,55812.3%
English24,09811.6%
American10,5025.0%
Italian9,4024.5%
French4,1342.0%
Scottish4,0672.0%
European3,7551.8%
Polish3,6981.8%
Dutch2,7241.3%
Scotch-Irish2,4661.2%
Swedish2,0191.0%
British1,6560.8%
Norwegian1,2900.6%
Welsh1,2800.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen205,69998.7%
Not a citizen2,7071.3%
Native202,37397.1%
Foreign-born6,0332.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,324 1.6%7,409 5.1%41,672 28.7%44,514 30.6%29,577 20.3%19,950 13.7%
  Average years of education: 13.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,324 1.6%
9-12 Years 7,409 5.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 41,672 28.7%
Some College 44,514 30.6%
Bach. Degree 29,577 20.3%
Grad Degree 19,950 13.7%
Average years of education: 13.9

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Springfield, IL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 219,106 211,418 7,688 3.5%
1991 222,640 213,566 9,074 4.1%
1992 221,862 211,038 10,824 4.9%
1993 217,484 207,432 10,052 4.6%
1994 214,642 206,114 8,528 4.0%
1995 214,504 205,980 8,524 4.0%
1996 215,732 207,114 8,618 4.0%
1997 217,394 209,526 7,868 3.6%
1998 217,416 210,122 7,294 3.4%
1999 214,900 207,804 7,096 3.3%
2000 225,526 217,608 7,918 3.5%
2001 223,618 214,908 8,710 3.9%
2002 222,364 212,366 9,998 4.5%
2003 217,024 205,404 11,620 5.4%
2004 219,150 207,944 11,206 5.1%
2005 225,582 215,520 10,062 4.5%
2006 227,204 217,768 9,436 4.2%
2007 229,030 218,714 10,316 4.5%
2008 228,892 215,880 13,012 5.7%
2009 228,704 211,496 17,208 7.5%
2010 228,006 210,050 17,956 7.9%
2011 228,804 211,594 17,210 7.5%
2012 223,602 206,966 16,636 7.4%
2013 216,674 200,426 16,248 7.5%
2014 218,050 204,842 13,208 6.1%
2015 220,390 208,754 11,636 5.3%
2016 222,018 210,970 11,048 5.0%
2017 216,716 207,156 9,560 4.4%
2018 216,414 206,942 9,472 4.4%
2019 212,754 204,468 8,286 3.9%
2020 205,940 189,252 16,688 8.1%
2021 208,778 197,186 11,592 5.6%
2022 207,148 198,714 8,434 4.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com