Springfield, Illinois Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017114,868-866-0.75%
2016115,734-781-0.67%
2015116,515-315-0.27%
2014116,830-207-0.18%
2013117,037-315-0.27%
2012117,3521350.12%
2011117,2176140.53%
2010116,6035,1490.45%
2000111,4546,2270.58%
1990105,2275,1730.51%
1980100,0548,3010.87%
197091,7538,4820.97%
196083,2711,6430.20%
195081,6286,1250.78%
194075,5033,6390.50%
193071,86412,6811.96%
192059,1837,5051.37%
191051,67817,5194.23%
190034,1599,1963.19%
189024,9635,2202.37%
188019,7432,3791.29%
187017,3648,0446.42%
18609,3204,7877.47%
18504,5331,9545.80%
18402,5790.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White85,175
Black or African American23,161
Two or More Races3,665
Asian3,214
Some Other Race955
American Indian and Alaska Native95
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Springfield Il Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Springfield Il Median Age

38.9


Total

36.4


Male

41


Female

Springfield Il Adults

There are 90,484 adults, (18,731 of whom are seniors) in Springfield Il.

Springfield Il Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Il Sex Ratio

Female

61,029

52.47%

Male

55,284

47.53%

Springfield Il Households and Families

Springfield Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Springfield Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All62.2%37.8%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female43%57%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Springfield Il Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,6932.2262.2
Non Family22,2021.2150.4
Married18,8592.9184.3
Female7,4403.2243
Male2,1923.2355.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Springfield Il Households

Springfield Il Education

Springfield Il Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7972.26%
9th to 12th Grade5,0676.37%
High School Graduate20,86026.24%
Some College17,47321.98%
Associates Degree5,8167.32%
Bachelors Degree17,15021.58%
Graduate Degree11,32314.25%

Springfield Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White62,31357,91423,832
Black12,48410,5182,483
Asian1,8861,7181,276
Hispanic1,6681,433509
Multiple Races1,1921,063327
Other Race437387190
Native American958813
Islander48454

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.66%.

Springfield Il Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,452$43,152$32,592
Less Than High School$16,481$19,079$14,152
High School Grad$26,217$29,164$23,291
Some College$33,498$36,922$30,630
Bachelors Degree$49,524$60,424$40,594
Graduate Degree$65,102$81,225$54,426

$37,452

Average Earnings

$43,152

Average Male

$32,592

Average Female

Springfield Il Language

Springfield Il Language by Age

Springfield Il Language

93.63% of Springfield Il residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Springfield Il Poverty

Springfield Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81,23411,22413.82%
Black22,4979,21040.94%
Multiple3,6011,09730.46%
Hispanic2,85373125.62%
Asian3,08763020.41%
Other89445851.23%
Native9566.32%

20.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.22%

Male Poverty Rate

20.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield Il is Other, with 51.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield Il is Native, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.74%.

Springfield Il Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.90%
High School21.02%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%

Springfield Il Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.15%
Male Unemployed47.86%
Female Employed11.57%
Male Employed8.37%

Springfield Il Income

Springfield Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,789$73,023
Families$70,518$92,753
Married Families$91,725$117,670
Non Families$35,201$46,001

Springfield Il Marital Status

Springfield Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Springfield Il Married by Age and Sex

Springfield Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Springfield Il Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Springfield Il Veterans

Springfield Il Veterans by War

7,680

Number of Veterans

7,003

Male Veterans

677

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,715
First Gulf War1,552
Second Gulf War1,096
Korea672
World War II476

Springfield Il Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,901
75+1,776
65 to 741,743
55 to 641,569
18 to 34691

Springfield Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4569.18%
Black1,0216.64%
2 or More915.67%
Hispanic783.83%
Asian502.00%
Other459.59%
Indian1111.58%
Hawaiian612.50%

Springfield Il Veterans by Education

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Il Employment Status

Springfield Il Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Springfield Il Employment by Race

Springfield Il Employment by Education

Springfield Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.60%

Born in Illinois

95.87%

Native Born

4.13%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.87% of Springfield Il residents were born in the United States, with 77.60% having been born in Illinois. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.