Springfield, Ohio Population 2021

58,105
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Springfield is a city located in Clark County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Clark County. With a 2020 population of 58,105, it is the 12th largest city in Ohio and the 671st largest city in the United States . Springfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -4.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,608 in 2010. Springfield reached it's highest population of 82,723 in 1960. Spanning over 26 miles, Springfield has a population density of 2,257 people per square mile.

The average household income in Springfield is $51,534 with a poverty rate of 23.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $80,700. The median age in Springfield is 35.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Springfield Demographics

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

  • White: 74.92%
  • Black or African American: 17.17%
  • Two or more races: 5.96%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Springfield, Ohio is 58,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 59,263.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,608.

Springfield, Ohio Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021133,193-445-0.33%
2020133,638-445-0.33%
2019134,083-445-0.33%
2018134,528-21-0.02%
2017134,549-174-0.13%
2016134,723-1,023-0.76%
2015135,746-565-0.42%
2014136,311-327-0.24%
2013136,638-533-0.39%
2012137,171-640-0.47%
2011137,811-463-0.34%
2010138,2740.00%

Springfield Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,30274.92%
Black or African American10,15317.17%
Two or More Races3,5235.96%
Asian5270.89%
Some Other Race4240.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1910.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.02%
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Springfield Population by Race

Springfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Springfield Median Age

35.8


Total

34.5


Male

37


Female

Springfield Adults

There are 44,848 adults, (10,030 of whom are seniors) in Springfield.

Springfield Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Sex Ratio

Female

31,128

52.64%

Male

28,004

47.36%

Springfield Population by Age

Springfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Springfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.6%30.4%
All48.7%51.3%
Male48%52%
Non Family41.2%58.8%
Female31.2%68.8%

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Springfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,8462.3648.7
Non Family9,9761.2541.2
Married7,618369.6
Female4,8043.3931.2
Male1,4483.2648

2.98

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Springfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3303.49%
9th to 12th Grade4,54711.93%
High School Graduate15,31140.18%
Some College8,36921.96%
Associates Degree2,8517.48%
Bachelors Degree3,3898.89%
Graduate Degree2,3066.05%
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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
White28,84224,2504,335
Black6,7155,990965
Hispanic1,11574356
2+ Races928782137
Asian383376196
Native American17514024
Other Race154118
Islander66

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 51.17%.

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,111$33,092$25,484
Less Than 9th Grade$17,782$25,258$15,990
High School Graduate$27,489$31,387$23,694
Some College$28,023$36,047$26,015
Bachelors Degree$36,989$45,000$35,060
Graduate Degree$59,135$59,479$58,909

$29,111

Average Earnings

$33,092

Average Male

$25,484

Average Female

Springfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Springfield Language by Age

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Springfield Language

95.30% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 4.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.87% of the population.

Springfield Language

Springfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,3628,65221.44%
Black9,6832,50225.84%
Multiple3,3041,01130.60%
Hispanic2,39668328.51%
Other40814234.80%
Native1859953.51%
Asian4847114.67%
Islander12650.00%

23.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.67%

Male Poverty Rate

24.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Native, with 53.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Asian, with 14.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.92%.

Springfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.82%
High School18.30%
Some College15.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.25%
Male Unemployed33.99%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Employed9.54%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Springfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,332$51,534
Families$46,016$60,020
Married Families$64,960$76,189
Non Families$26,253$34,449
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Income by Household Type

Springfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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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4,137

Number of Veterans

3,742

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,512
First Gulf War738
Second Gulf War615
Korea284
World War II257

Springfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,075
75+976
55 to 64953
35 to 54727
18 to 34406

Springfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3679.67%
Black6748.67%
Hispanic20213.32%
2+ Races473.47%
Other Race2910.66%
Asian143.18%
Native American63.43%

Springfield Veterans by Race

Springfield Veterans by Education

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11.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

10%

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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80.54%

Born in Springfield

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.54% having been born in Ohio. 1.59% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,105-386-0.66%
202058,491-386-0.66%
201958,877-386-0.65%
201859,263950.16%
201759,1682620.44%
201658,906-543-0.91%
201559,449-281-0.47%
201459,730-142-0.24%
201359,872-207-0.34%
201260,079-188-0.31%
201160,267-264-0.44%
201060,531-4,827-0.76%
200065,358-5,129-0.75%
199070,487-2,076-0.29%
198072,563-9,378-1.21%
197081,941-782-0.09%
196082,7234,2150.52%
195078,5087,8461.06%
194070,6621,9190.28%
193068,7437,9031.23%
192060,84013,9192.63%
191046,9218,6682.06%
190038,2536,3581.83%
189031,89511,1654.40%
188020,7308,0785.06%
187012,6525,6506.09%
18607,0021,8943.20%
18505,1080.00%

Springfield Population by Year