Springfield is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Sangamon County. With a 2020 population of 114,022, it is the 7th largest city in Illinois and the 285th largest city in the United States. Springfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 114,394 in 2020. Spanning over 67 miles, Springfield has a population density of 1,871 people per square mile.
The average household income in Springfield is $77,473 with a poverty rate of 17.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $131,300. The median age in Springfield is 39.4 years, 37 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Springfieldwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 asian people with a rate of 67.76%.
93.91% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Black, with 39.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.04%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Springfield
95.76% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 77.75% having been born in Illinois. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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