Springfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

155,032

Springfield, Massachusetts's estimated population is 155,032 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 4864.78 people/mi² (1878.29 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33 years, 30.6 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

The median income for households in Springfield, Massachusetts is $, while the mean household income is $.

Springfield Ma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Springfield Ma was:

  • White: 62.67%
  • Black or African American: 20.90%
  • Other race: 9.17%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Springfield, Massachusetts?

155,032
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018155,0325340.35%
2017154,4982200.14%
2016154,278-462-0.30%
2015154,7402270.15%
2014154,5133270.21%
2013154,1861300.08%
2012154,0561740.11%
2011153,8822690.18%
2010153,6131,5310.10%
2000152,082-4,901-0.32%
1990156,9834,6640.30%
1980152,319-11,586-0.73%
1970163,905-10,558-0.62%
1960174,46312,0640.72%
1950162,39912,8450.83%
1940149,554-346-0.02%
1930149,90020,2861.46%
1920129,61440,6883.84%
191088,92626,8673.66%
190062,05917,8803.46%
189044,17910,8392.85%
188033,3406,6372.24%
187026,70311,5045.80%
186015,1993,4332.59%
185011,7667810.69%
184010,9854,2014.94%
18306,7842,8845.69%
18203,9001,1003.37%
18102,8005001.99%
18002,3007003.70%
17901,6000.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018631,7612,2550.36%
2017629,506-172-0.03%
2016629,678-320-0.05%
2015629,998-433-0.07%
2014630,4311,8050.29%
2013628,6261,2590.20%
2012627,3671,1030.18%
2011626,2642,6880.43%
2010623,5760.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96,88762.67%
Black or African American32,31420.90%
Some Other Race14,1769.17%
Two or More Races7,1014.59%
Asian3,3662.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native6950.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.04%

Springfield Ma Population Pyramid 2020

Springfield Ma Median Age

33


Total

30.6


Male

35.3


Female

Springfield Ma Adults

There are 115,511 adults, (18,992 of whom are seniors) in Springfield Ma.

Springfield Ma Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Ma Sex Ratio

Female

81,039

52.42%

Male

73,557

47.58%

Springfield Ma Households and Families

Springfield Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Springfield Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
Male47.2%52.8%
All45.8%54.2%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female26.1%73.9%

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,4762.6445.8
Non Family20,7071.2441.1
Married16,6203.4170.2
Female15,7053.5326.1
Male3,4443.2947.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Springfield Ma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,2199.68%
9th to 12th Grade12,32012.93%
High School Graduate29,90531.39%
Some College18,11919.02%
Associates Degree7,9368.33%
Bachelors Degree10,96911.51%
Graduate Degree6,7987.14%

Springfield Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,65132,5439,981
Hispanic36,43822,3493,076
Black19,40716,6323,816
Other Race8,1914,936551
Multiple Races2,7242,333600
Asian2,2461,485577
Native American41214613
Islander45456

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,845$35,579$30,129
Less Than High School$20,932$22,556$17,434
High School Grad$29,271$31,715$24,692
Some College$32,636$40,327$29,940
Bachelors Degree$44,535$50,712$41,618
Graduate Degree$56,715$53,600$57,519

$31,845

Average Earnings

$35,579

Average Male

$30,129

Average Female

Springfield Ma Language

Springfield Ma Language by Age

Springfield Ma Language

61.06% of Springfield Ma residents speak only English, while 38.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.33% of the population.

Springfield Ma Poverty

Springfield Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic68,49929,52343.10%
Other14,0657,01449.87%
Black31,8746,78721.29%
White45,0955,89913.08%
Multiple7,0332,18331.04%
Asian3,20189728.02%
Native69530443.74%

28.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

31.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield Ma is Other, with 49.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield Ma is White, with 13.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.81%
High School20.70%
Some College19.83%
Bachelors or Greater8.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.48%
Male Unemployed36.13%
Female Employed13.60%
Male Employed7.25%

Springfield Ma Income

Springfield Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,730$53,323
Families$42,806$60,285
Married Families$70,479$84,454
Non Families$24,008$36,737

Springfield Ma Marital Status

Springfield Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Springfield Ma Married by Age and Sex

Springfield Ma 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 55-64.

Springfield Ma Marital Status by Race

Springfield Ma Veterans

5,666

Number of Veterans

5,139

Male Veterans

527

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,889
First Gulf War979
Second Gulf War900
Korea492
World War II185

Springfield Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3895.84%
Black9494.06%
Hispanic8991.97%
Other1551.54%
2 or More1062.78%
Asian421.65%
Indian193.82%
Hawaiian610.53%

Springfield Ma Veterans by Education

11.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Ma Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Springfield Ma 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

56.01%

Born in Massachusetts

90.23%

Native Born

9.77%

Foreign Born

4.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.23% of Springfield Ma residents were born in the United States, with 56.01% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.