Springfield, Kentucky Population 2024

2,880

Springfield is a city located in Washington County Kentucky. Springfield has a 2024 population of 2,880. It is also the county seat of Washington County.Springfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,854 in 2020.

The average household income in Springfield is $60,924 with a poverty rate of 18.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Springfield is 36.8 years, 34.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Springfield Demographics

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

  • White: 71.57%
  • Black or African American: 19.47%
  • Two or more races: 7.66%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
700.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.91% (26)
The current population of Springfield, Kentucky is 2,880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,854.

Springfield, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,03771.57%
Black or African American55419.47%
Two or more races2187.66%
Asian210.74%
Other race160.56%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Springfield Population by Race

Springfield Population Pyramid 2024

Springfield Median Age

36.8

Total

34.9

Male

37.4

Female

Springfield Adults

There are 2,223 adults, (579 of whom are seniors) in Springfield.

Springfield Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Sex Ratio

Female1,50452.85%
Male1,34247.15%

Springfield Population by Age

Springfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2662.0459.140.9
Non Family6531.0747.852.2
Married4002.988416
Female1603.2838.861.3
Male533.2571.728.3
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Springfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Springfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,441

Average Earnings

$41,316

Average Male

$36,346

Average Female

Springfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Springfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Springfield Language

95.72% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Springfield Language

Springfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,81934318.86%
Black55211921.56%
Multiple208209.62%
Other1616100%
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18.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

21.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Multiple, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.47%.

Springfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.31%
Less Than 9th Grade23.53%
Some College14.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%
showing: 4 rows

Springfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.43%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed10.45%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Springfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Springfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Springfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Springfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Springfield 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Springfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

177

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Springfield Veterans by War

count

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Springfield Veterans by Age

count

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Springfield Veterans by Race

Springfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Springfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Springfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Springfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.96%

Born in Springfield

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 84.96% having been born in Kentucky. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Springfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,89020.07%
20282,88820.07%
20272,88620.07%
20262,88420.07%
20252,88220.07%
20242,88020.07%
20232,87820.07%
20222,87620.07%
20212,874200.7%
20202,854-111-3.74%
20192,965331.13%
20182,932441.52%
20172,888-190-6.17%
20163,078551.82%
20153,023511.72%
20142,972451.54%
20132,927120.41%
20122,9151294.63%
20112,786-23-0.82%
20102,8091756.64%
20002,634-241-8.38%
19902,875-304-9.56%
19803,1792187.36%
19702,961
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Springfield Population by Year