Springfield, Virginia Population 2021

32,222
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Springfield is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Springfield has a 2020 population of 32,222. Springfield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,484 in 2010. Springfield reached it's highest population of 32,222 in 2019.

The average household income in Springfield is $117,816 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,102 per month, and the median house value is $468,100. The median age in Springfield is 39.5 years, 37.9 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Springfield Demographics

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

  • White: 55.50%
  • Asian: 22.17%
  • Black or African American: 11.20%
  • Other race: 7.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Springfield, Virginia is 32,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,484.

Springfield, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,88355.50%
Asian7,14522.17%
Black or African American3,60911.20%
Some Other Race2,4067.47%
Two or More Races9933.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native1860.58%
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Springfield Population by Race

Springfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Springfield Median Age

39.5


Total

37.9


Male

42.3


Female

Springfield Adults

There are 25,477 adults, (5,985 of whom are seniors) in Springfield.

Springfield Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Springfield Sex Ratio

Female

15,946

49.49%

Male

16,276

50.51%

Springfield Population by Age

Springfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Springfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Male63.4%36.6%
All62.6%37.4%
Female46.1%53.9%
Non Family41.7%58.3%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Springfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2503.1262.6
Married5,5803.9577.1
Non Family3,0631.241.7
Female1,0634.2146.1
Male5443.2263.4

3.75

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Springfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2349.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,2665.57%
High School Graduate4,47619.68%
Some College3,51515.45%
Associates Degree1,6287.16%
Bachelors Degree5,69525.04%
Graduate Degree3,93317.29%
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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
White9,6189,1485,356
Asian5,1224,1612,187
Hispanic5,1173,368794
Black2,3612,055950
Other Race1,5701,016126
2+ Races499475285
Native American12711663

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.11%.

Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,730$46,744$39,236
Less Than 9th Grade$26,607$32,422$20,341
High School Graduate$35,668$37,001$23,789
Some College$43,193$46,915$40,518
Bachelors Degree$56,927$64,485$48,545
Graduate Degree$96,563$105,281$90,378

$42,730

Average Earnings

$46,744

Average Male

$39,236

Average Female

Springfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Springfield Language by Age

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Springfield Language

45.78% of Springfield residents speak only English, while 54.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.10% of the population.

Springfield Language

Springfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7941,1028.61%
Hispanic7,41479610.74%
Other2,39346419.39%
Asian7,1292092.93%
Black3,593962.67%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.99%

Male Poverty Rate

8.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Springfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Other, with 19.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Springfield is Black, with 2.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.82%.

Springfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.38%
High School7.92%
Some College5.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.02%
Female Employed5.25%
Female Unemployed3.83%
Male Employed3.06%

Springfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Springfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,814$117,816
Families$119,048$127,729
Married Families$134,722-
Non Families$66,642$84,624
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Income by Household Type

Springfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Springfield Marital Status by Race

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Springfield Marital Status

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1,993

Number of Veterans

1,763

Male Veterans

230

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam771
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War434
Korea298
World War II225

Springfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+738
65 to 74423
35 to 54380
55 to 64344
18 to 34108

Springfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,52610.79%
Black2238.18%
Hispanic2063.63%
Asian1252.18%
2+ Races538.40%
Other Race492.84%
Native American1714.41%

Springfield Veterans by Race

Springfield Veterans by Education

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2.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Springfield Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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26.52%

Born in Springfield

58.42%

Native Born

41.58%

Foreign Born

17.25%

Non Citizen

24.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

58.42% of Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 26.52% having been born in Virginia. 17.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Springfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,2220.00%
202032,2220.00%
201932,2221,1053.55%
201831,1175611.84%
201730,5566042.02%
201629,952-492-1.62%
201530,4442900.96%
201430,154-871-2.81%
201331,025-296-0.95%
201231,321830.27%
201131,2387542.47%
201030,4840.00%

Springfield Population by Year