Springfield, Massachusetts Population 2022

156,503
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Springfield is a city located in Hampden County Massachusetts. Springfield has a 2020 population of 156,503. 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 2010.

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 $908 per month, and the median house value is $162,900. The median age in Springfield is 33.4 years, 30.8 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Springfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Springfieldwas:

  • White: 58.62%
  • Black or African American: 20.94%
  • Two or more races: 8.89%
  • Other race: 8.23%
  • Asian: 2.98%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Springfield, Massachusetts is 156,503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 155,929.

Springfield, Massachusetts Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010694,9350.00%
2011698,0173,0820.44%
2012699,0611,0440.15%
2013699,9649030.13%
2014701,6711,7070.24%
2015700,688-983-0.14%
2016699,804-884-0.13%
2017699,387-417-0.06%
2018700,1387510.11%
2019697,382-2,756-0.40%
2020694,626-2,756-0.40%
2021691,870-2,756-0.40%

Springfield Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90,08958.62%
Black or African American32,17820.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native5100.33%
Asian4,5762.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.01%
Some Other Race12,6418.23%
Two or More Races13,6698.89%
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Springfield Population by Race

Springfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Springfield Median Age

33.6


Total

30.7


Male

35.8


Female

Springfield Adults

There are 115,970 adults, (19,667 of whom are seniors) in Springfield.

Springfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Sex Ratio

Female

80,916

52.65%

Male

72,761

47.35%

Springfield Population by Age

Springfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Springfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
Male54.1%45.9%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family41.2%58.8%
Female28.7%71.3%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Springfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,8042.6147.4
Married16,8223.4470.1
Male3,8603.4554.1
Female14,5803.4928.7
Non Family21,5421.2141.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Springfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,4998.82%
9th to 12th Grade11,81012.26%
High School Graduate30,77731.95%
Some College18,57319.28%
Associates Degree8,3808.70%
Bachelors Degree11,29011.72%
Graduate Degree7,0057.27%
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Springfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35,03831,5959,545
2+ Races6,8385,4401,492
Asian3,0452,078611
Black19,65117,0693,803
Hispanic38,42724,9824,028
Other Race7,4854,765780
Native American32513025

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%.

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,534$39,649$31,829
Less Than 9th Grade$21,968$23,158$19,984
High School Graduate$31,703$37,334$27,158
Some College$35,706$41,973$31,455
Bachelors Degree$50,094$52,310$43,389
Graduate Degree$61,490$69,551$55,467

$35,534

Average Earnings

$39,649

Average Male

$31,829

Average Female

Springfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Springfield Language by Age

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Springfield Language

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.

Springfield Language

Springfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic69,72224,55635.22%
Multiple13,5343,99829.54%
Black31,6327,69524.33%
Native51012023.53%
Asian4,36983319.07%
White42,4995,32112.52%
Other4,507NaN%

25.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.83%

Male Poverty Rate

27.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield

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%.

Springfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.49%
High School21.24%
Some College17.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.28%
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Employed10.40%
Female Unemployed48.56%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Springfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,571$57,891
Families$51,364$67,920
Married Families$80,761$93,005
Non Families$25,671$36,765
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Income by Household Type

Springfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Springfield Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Springfield Marital Status

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4,824

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War815
First Gulf War759
Vietnam1,707
Korea309
World War II154

Springfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34438
35 to 541,024
55 to 641,106
65 to 741,224
75+1,032

Springfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6175.10%
Black7393.17%
Native American339.09%
Asian481.39%
Other Race1721.89%
2+ Races2152.45%
Hispanic9672.01%

Springfield Veterans by Race

Springfield Veterans by Education

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9.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Springfield Employment by Age

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Springfield Employment by Race

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Springfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.30%

Born in Springfield

89.99%

Native Born

10.01%

Foreign Born

4.45%

Non Citizen

5.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Springfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17901,6000.00%
18002,3007003.70%
18102,8005001.99%
18203,9001,1003.37%
18306,7842,8845.69%
184010,9854,2014.94%
185011,7667810.69%
186015,1993,4332.59%
187026,70311,5045.80%
188033,3406,6372.24%
189044,17910,8392.85%
190062,05917,8803.46%
191088,92626,8673.66%
1920129,61440,6883.84%
1930149,90020,2861.46%
1940149,554-346-0.02%
1950162,39912,8450.83%
1960174,46312,0640.72%
1970163,905-10,558-0.62%
1980152,319-11,586-0.73%
1990156,9834,6640.30%
2000152,082-4,901-0.32%
2010153,0609780.06%
2011153,3472870.19%
2012153,6342870.19%
2013153,9212870.19%
2014154,2082870.19%
2015154,4952870.19%
2016154,7822870.19%
2017155,0692870.19%
2018155,3562870.19%
2019155,6432870.18%
2020155,9292860.18%
2021156,2162870.18%
2022156,5032870.18%

Springfield Population by Year