West Springfield, Virginia Population 2024

22,992

West Springfield is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. West Springfield has a 2024 population of 22,992. West Springfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,775 in 2020.

The average household income in West Springfield is $172,740 with a poverty rate of 3.68%. The median age in West Springfield is 38.7 years: 38.3 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

West Springfield Demographics

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

  • White: 56.14%
  • Asian: 15.73%
  • Black or African American: 13.62%
  • Two or more races: 10.59%
  • Other race: 3.66%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,778.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.29% (-783)
The current population of West Springfield, Virginia is 22,992 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,775.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,12156.14%
Asian3,67615.73%
Black or African American3,18413.62%
Two or more races2,47410.59%
Other race8553.66%
Native American620.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Springfield Population by Race

West Springfield Population Pyramid 2024

West Springfield Median Age

38.7

Total

38.3

Male

39.7

Female

West Springfield Adults

There are 17,327 adults, (3,625 of whom are seniors) in West Springfield.

West Springfield Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Springfield Sex Ratio

Female11,67249.94%
Male11,70050.06%

West Springfield Population by Age

West Springfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,776380.719.3
Married4,6763.5885.514.5
Non Family1,8631.2681.818.2
Female8323.5660.939.1
Male4053.2660.739.3

3.46

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Springfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3932.51%
Associates Degree1,2307.86%
Bachelors Degree4,88831.24%
Graduate Degree4,97931.82%
High School Graduate2,08913.35%
Less Than 9th Grade3422.19%
Some College1,72411.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Springfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,1818,0725,802
Asian2,5502,3661,401
Hispanic2,4902,1031,111
Black1,9251,8821,332
2+ Races1,136968574
Other Race602541262
Native American626241

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.92%.

West Springfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$84,235$91,985$80,494
Graduate Degree$113,143$138,667$87,292
High School Graduate$37,622$39,559$36,136
Less Than 9th Grade$28,361$42,813$22,545
Overall$79,080$87,027$70,815
Some College$51,458$62,989$45,882

$79,080

Average Earnings

$87,027

Average Male

$70,815

Average Female

West Springfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Springfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Springfield Language

62.37% of West Springfield residents speak only English, while 37.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.71% of the population.

West Springfield Language

West Springfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,2672275.32%
Asian3,6762165.88%
White11,1831971.76%
Black3,1741885.92%
Other855627.25%
Multiple2,474301.21%

3.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

3.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Springfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Springfield is Other, with 7.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Springfield is Multiple, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.3%.

West Springfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.74%
High School7.18%
Some College2.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

West Springfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.51%
Male Unemployed12.21%
Male Employed2.21%
Female Employed2.06%

West Springfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Springfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$167,204$187,464
Households$154,497$172,740
Married Families$181,891$-999,999,999
Non Families$91,840$112,978

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Springfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Springfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West 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 35-44.

West Springfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Springfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,864

Number of Veterans

1,513

Male Veterans

351

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War991
Second Gulf War881
Vietnam453
Korea122
World War II17

West Springfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54703
55 to 64387
75+365
65 to 74300
18 to 34109

West Springfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,40714.23%
Black26311.83%
Hispanic1445.37%
2+ Races1068.25%
Asian692.39%
Other Race111.82%
Native American814.55%

West Springfield Veterans by Race

West Springfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Springfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Springfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Springfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West 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

28.04%

Born in West Springfield

74.5%

Native Born

25.5%

Foreign Born

9.28%

Non Citizen

16.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.5% of West Springfield residents were born in the United States, with 28.04% having been born in Virginia. 9.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Springfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202422,992-190-0.82%
202323,182-190-0.81%
202223,372-190-0.81%
202123,562-213-0.9%
202023,775-448-1.85%
201924,2231,0214.4%
201823,202960.42%
201723,106780.34%
201623,0281310.57%
201522,897-59-0.26%
201422,956-92-0.4%
201323,0482601.14%
201222,7887243.28%
201122,064-396-1.76%
201022,46000%

West Springfield Population by Year