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Springfield, MA Metro Area


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2022 population: 694,523   ( 72,953 from 2010)
Land area: 1843.4 square miles
Population density: 376.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:472,883 68.09% 5.1%
Black:42,4796.12% 8.3%
Indian:1,2280.18% 28.1%
Asian:22,9183.30% 41.3%
2+ races:13,4101.93% 35.5%
Hispanic:141,60520.39% 35.9%
Total non-White:221,64031.91% 29.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:14,161 10.1
Deaths:17,22812.3
Net Migration: -1,048-0.7
Net Immigration: 3,3432.4
Change in White population:22,788 3.7
Change in Non-White pop.:50,165 8.1




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
621,570
450,09572.41%
39,2396.31%
9590.15%
16,2152.61%
9,9001.59%
104,23116.77%
171,47527.59%

2000
608,479
475,94478.22%
36,7746.04%
1,0090.17%
11,2031.84%
8,3431.37%
74,40912.23%
132,53521.78%

1990
602,878
510,10084.61%
35,1175.82%
9410.16%
8,7351.45%
n/a
47,9857.96%
92,77815.39%

1980
581,831
523,33589.95%
29,1255.01%
7190.12%
3,4130.59%
n/a
24,7454.25%
58,49610.05%

1970
583,031
545,99593.65%
24,0024.12%
2960.05%
1,1880.20%
n/a
10,7961.85%
37,036 6.35%

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

2000's
NumberRate
65,140 10.7
52,7028.7
-14,442-2.4
15,7452.6
-25,849 -4.2
38,940 6.4
1990's
NumberRate
76,639 12.7
57,3329.5
-42,441-7.0
9,7321.6
-34,156 -5.7
39,757 6.6
1980's
NumberRate
79,983 13.7
55,423 9.5
-799 -0.1
n/a
-13,235 -2.3
34,282 5.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-31,203 -5.4
n/a
-22,660 -3.9
21,460 3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Springfield, MA 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
40.3
133,762 19.3%
560,761 80.7%
126,636 18.2%
276,028
2.37
169,141 61.3%
115,923 68.5%
21,490 12.7%
106,887 38.7%

2010
NumberPercent
38.1
136,651 22.0%
484,919 78.0%
85,767 13.8%
238,629
2.46
150,441 63.0%
101,624 67.6%
22,577 15.0%
88,188 37.0%

2000
NumberPercent
36.0
148,065 24.3%
460,414 75.7%
84,306 13.9%
231,430
2.49
150,449 65.0%
108,849 72.3%
20,577 13.7%
80,981 35.0%

1990
NumberPercent
32.7
142,092 23.6%
460,786 76.4%
84,465 14.0%
219,396
2.59
151,814 69.2%
115,092 75.8%
18,234 12.0%
67,582 30.8%

1980
NumberPercent
30.6
149,894 25.8%
431,937 74.2%
71,536 12.3%
202,025
2.72
146,628 72.6%
118,064 80.5%
14,706 10.0%
55,397 27.4%

2022 Housing Data for Springfield, MA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units297,526 
Median Value$280,256 
Occupied276,02892.8%
Vacant21,4987.2%
Owned177,22064.2%
Rented98,80835.8%
Median Rent$1,105 
Single-Family Units186,59862.7%
    Detached172,85158.1%
    Attached13,7474.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units49,71716.7%
Mobile Homes4,4471.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Springfield, MA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00014,7805.4%
$10,000 to $14,99915,3515.6%
$15,000 to $19,99910,4303.8%
$20,000 to $24,99911,6344.2%
$25,000 to $29,99910,8693.9%
$30,000 to $34,99910,2703.7%
$35,000 to $39,9999,8083.6%
$40,000 to $44,9999,5603.5%
$45,000 to $49,9999,5413.5%
$50,000 to $59,99918,4136.7%
$60,000 to $74,99924,4148.8%
$75,000 to $99,99934,05412.3%
$100,000 to $124,99927,4189.9%
$125,000 to $149,99920,3937.4%
$150,000 to $199,99923,3538.5%
$200,000 or more25,7409.3%
Median Household Income70,917 
Per Capita Income38,107 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.100 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI25,4239.2%
Public Assistance11,5674.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps55,74820.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed251,50070.5%
Unemployed13,5633.8%
In Armed Forces6380.2%
Total Labor Force265,70174.5%
Not in Labor Force90,84025.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 29.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector107,33789,92154.4%
Non-Profit13,57128,24932.5%
Self-Employed17,94211,19261.6%
Local Government11,14617,19739.3%
State Government10,27112,31545.5%
Federal Government4,1383,00857.9%
Total Private + Self125,279101,11355.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.39,12660,76939.2%
Total164,405161,88250.4%
Pct. Govt.17.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts47,27614.5%
Sales and Office Occupations61,47518.8%
Professional, Technical88,88127.2%
Service Occupations62,21619.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,3690.4%
All others67,06120.5%
White Collar 60.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance59,07075.9%
Educational services49,28863.3%
Retail trade34,14343.9%
Manufacturing34,05643.8%
Accommodation and food services18,95424.4%
Professional, scientific, technical17,28722.2%
Construction16,62521.4%
Public administration15,07919.4%
Other services14,34918.4%
Transportation and warehousing14,32818.4%
Finance and insurance14,21718.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.9,97912.8%
Wholesale trade7,5769.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6,2468.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing4,7616.1%
Information4,6055.9%
Utilities3,2224.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,5683.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2900.4%
Management2660.3%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,6200.82%
Puerto Rican106,98615.52%
Cuban1,2950.19%
Dominican8,0411.17%
Total Central American5,6430.82%
Costa Rican3460.05%
Guatemalan2,4440.35%
Honduran5710.08%
Nicaraguan4770.07%
Panamanian2550.04%
Salvadoran1,5300.22%
Other Central American200.00%
Total South American5,5410.80%
Argentinean3480.05%
Bolivian730.01%
Chilean1020.01%
Colombian1,9370.28%
Ecuadorian1,3600.20%
Paraguayan220.00%
Peruvian8760.13%
Uruguayan3280.05%
Venezuelan4400.06%
Other South American550.01%
Other Hispanic4,2210.61%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese5,3160.77%
Indian3,8130.55%
Vietnamese2,2490.33%
Cambodian1,4600.21%
Korean1,1060.16%
Filipino1,0050.15%
Japanese4430.06%
Laotian3040.04%
Thai1990.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English518,15278.9%
Spanish89,25913.6%
Other Indo-European14,6582.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic11,0241.7%
Other Asian4,4450.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun4,3690.7%
Chinese4,1730.6%
Other3,5720.5%
Vietnamese2,1800.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish102,40914.9%
Polish60,7468.8%
Italian60,5488.8%
French60,2568.7%
English59,6598.7%
German41,2216.0%
American39,1325.7%
French Canadian35,0385.1%
Portuguese11,8131.7%
Scottish11,7881.7%
Russian8,6091.2%
Swedish7,1791.0%
European6,7591.0%
Jamaican5,7280.8%
Greek5,3480.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen665,06996.5%
Not a citizen24,4173.5%
Native629,27991.3%
Foreign-born60,2078.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Springfield, MA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
19,493 4.1%31,152 6.6%131,349 27.8%127,254 26.9%91,027 19.3%71,997 15.2%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 19,493 4.1%
9-12 Years 31,152 6.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 131,349 27.8%
Some College 127,254 26.9%
Bach. Degree 91,027 19.3%
Grad Degree 71,997 15.2%
Average years of education: 13.6

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Springfield, MA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 681,956 639,790 42,166 6.2%
1991 673,452 613,352 60,100 8.9%
1992 672,268 614,046 58,222 8.7%
1993 667,886 615,826 52,060 7.8%
1994 664,272 618,338 45,934 6.9%
1995 656,850 618,488 38,362 5.8%
1996 657,136 626,068 31,068 4.7%
1997 670,074 641,662 28,412 4.2%
1998 671,360 645,702 25,658 3.8%
1999 672,788 648,446 24,342 3.6%
2000 683,430 662,628 20,802 3.0%
2001 691,956 665,732 26,224 3.8%
2002 705,982 671,170 34,812 4.9%
2003 707,832 667,674 40,158 5.7%
2004 707,396 669,580 37,816 5.3%
2005 703,388 667,066 36,322 5.2%
2006 705,588 669,192 36,396 5.2%
2007 703,620 668,482 35,138 5.0%
2008 707,060 666,536 40,524 5.7%
2009 706,490 647,156 59,334 8.4%
2010 692,700 631,084 61,616 8.9%
2011 690,258 633,720 56,538 8.2%
2012 692,366 639,572 52,794 7.6%
2013 690,484 637,698 52,786 7.6%
2014 697,906 650,876 47,030 6.7%
2015 699,042 659,294 39,748 5.7%
2016 699,542 665,876 33,666 4.8%
2017 707,996 675,618 32,378 4.6%
2018 719,570 689,648 29,922 4.2%
2019 717,162 690,420 26,742 3.7%
2020 690,842 626,828 64,014 9.3%
2021 711,598 666,814 44,784 6.3%
2022 705,274 674,544 30,730 4.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com