Springfield, Massachusetts Population 2018

Springfield, Massachusetts's estimated population is 154,758 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Springfield, Massachusetts is the 3rd largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4856.18 people/mi² (1874.97 people/km²), with a household density of 749.36 people/km² (1940.84 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.6 years, 30.6 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 61,851 households in the city, with an average size of 2.66 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.6%, with a median rent of $839/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $146,400.

The median income for households in Springfield, Massachusetts is $35,742, while the mean household income is $49,673. The per capita income is $19,027, and 26% of families and 29.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 44.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 13.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017154,7581930.12%
2016154,565-389-0.25%
2015154,9543880.25%
2014154,5663930.25%
2013154,1731520.10%
2012154,0211430.09%
2011153,8782740.18%
2010153,6041,5221.00%
2000152,082-4,901-3.12%
1990156,9834,6643.06%
1980152,319-11,586-7.07%
1970163,905-10,558-6.05%
1960174,46312,0647.43%
1950162,39912,8458.59%
1940149,554-346-0.23%
1930149,90020,28615.65%
1920129,61440,68845.75%
191088,92626,86743.29%
190062,05917,88040.47%
189044,17910,83932.51%
188033,3406,63724.85%
187026,70311,50475.69%
186015,1993,43329.18%
185011,7667817.11%
184010,9854,20161.93%
18306,7842,88473.95%
18203,9001,10039.29%
18102,80050021.74%
18002,30070043.75%
17901,6000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White89,346
Black or African American32,286
Some Other Race21,896
Two or More Races6,395
Asian3,167
American Indian and Alaska Native855
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

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

Springfield Ma Population Pyramid 2018

0k0k0k0k0k0k Male Population0k0k0k0k0k0k Female Population757065605550454035302520151050

Springfield Ma Median Age

32.6


Total

30.6


Male

34.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 114,366 adults in Springfield Ma.

Springfield Ma Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Ma Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
7,630
Houses With Mortgage
18,789
Vacancy Rate
9.6
Median Rent
839
Median Home Value
146,400
Renter-Occupied Units
29,502
Owner-Occupied Units
26,419
Total Housing Units
61,851

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Springfield Ma for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.3% and the labor force participation rate is 58.7%.

Springfield Ma Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.66
Average Family Size
3.34
Total Households
55921
Married Couple Households
16327
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3820
Female Householder (no husband) Families
15475
Non Family Households
20299
Total Families
35622
Households With Own Children
17552
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Springfield Ma Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
7,357
$10,000 to $14,999
6,242
$15,000 to $24,999
8,007
$25,000 to $34,999
5,900
$35,000 to $49,999
7,981
$50,000 to $74,999
8,359
$75,000 to $99,999
5,381
$100,000 to $149,999
4,481
$150,000 to $199,999
1,537
Over $200,000
676

Springfield Ma Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Springfield Ma

Massachusetts

$35,742

$70,954

$49,673

$97,295

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Springfield Ma Education Data

Springfield Ma Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
9,3159.98%
9th to 12th Grade
12,00412.87%
High School Graduate
28,97431.05%
Some College
18,41119.73%
Associates Degree
7,9928.57%
Bachelors Degree
10,02610.75%
Graduate Degree
6,5837.06%