Springfield is a city located in Washington County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 2,912, it is the 124th largest city in Kentucky and the 8999th largest city in the United States. Springfield is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually but its population has decreased by -1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,965 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Springfield has a population density of 708 people per square mile.
The average household income in Springfield is $49,078 with a poverty rate of 23.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $119,300. The median age in Springfield is 31.1 years, 30.2 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Springfieldwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.58%.
93.27% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 6.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Multiple, with 58.33% 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 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.70%.
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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
97.44% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 82.23% having been born in Kentucky. 2.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.