Springfield, Illinois Population 2018

Springfield, Illinois's estimated population is 114,868 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Springfield, Illinois is the 6th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1906.85 people/mi² (736.24 people/km²), with a household density of 359.76 people/km² (931.78 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 56,130 households in the city, with an average size of 2.25 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.3%, with a median rent of $742/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $123,700.

The median income for households in Springfield, Illinois is $50,191, while the mean household income is $70,191. The per capita income is $30,846, and 14.4% of families and 19.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 30.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
2010116,6035,1494.62%
2000111,4546,2275.92%
1990105,2275,1735.17%
1980100,0548,3019.05%
197091,7538,48210.19%
196083,2711,6432.01%
195081,6286,1258.11%
194075,5033,6395.06%
193071,86412,68121.43%
192059,1837,50514.52%
191051,67817,51951.29%
190034,1599,19636.84%
189024,9635,22026.44%
188019,7432,37913.70%
187017,3648,04486.31%
18609,3204,787105.60%
18504,5331,95475.77%
18402,5790.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White86,037
Black or African American23,243
Two or More Races3,160
Asian2,917
Some Other Race1,177
American Indian and Alaska Native169
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Springfield Il Population Pyramid 2018

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Springfield Il Median Age

38.6


Total

36.4


Male

40.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 89,023 adults in Springfield Il.

Springfield Il Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Il Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
11,779
Houses With Mortgage
19,633
Vacancy Rate
10.3
Median Rent
742
Median Home Value
123,700
Renter-Occupied Units
18,935
Owner-Occupied Units
31,412
Total Housing Units
56,130

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Springfield Il for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.5% and the labor force participation rate is 63.9%.

Springfield Il Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.25
Average Family Size
2.99
Total Households
50347
Married Couple Households
18741
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2075
Female Householder (no husband) Families
7106
Non Family Households
22425
Total Families
27922
Households With Own Children
12272
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Springfield Il Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
4,417
$10,000 to $14,999
3,065
$15,000 to $24,999
5,924
$25,000 to $34,999
4,888
$35,000 to $49,999
6,794
$50,000 to $74,999
8,694
$75,000 to $99,999
6,016
$100,000 to $149,999
6,047
$150,000 to $199,999
2,235
Over $200,000
2,267

Springfield Il Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Springfield Il

Illinois

$50,191

$59,196

$70,191

$81,865

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Springfield Il Education Data

Springfield Il Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,8792.36%
9th to 12th Grade
5,0136.31%
High School Graduate
20,69526.03%
Some College
17,32121.79%
Associates Degree
5,7897.28%
Bachelors Degree
17,38821.87%
Graduate Degree
11,40514.35%