Springfield is a city located in Hampden County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 156,503, it is the 3rd largest city in Massachusetts and the 178th largest city in the United States. Springfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 155,929 in 2020. Spanning over 33 miles, Springfield has a population density of 4,911 people per square mile.
The average household income in Springfield is $55,658 with a poverty rate of 25.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Springfield is 33.4 years, 30.8 years for males, and 35.6 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 white people with a rate of 90.17%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.24%.
60.27% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 39.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.38% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Hispanic, with 35.22% 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 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.10%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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89.99% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 55.30% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.