Springfield, MA

154,079 Population
31.9 square miles 4,835.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.3%
was 2.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MA
Population Density
4,835.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.8%
was 51.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.7%
was 12.1%
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Percent Under 18
23.7%
was 26.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in MA
Percent 65 and Over
12.2%
was 11.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in MA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.5
was 9.3
Ranked 30th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
24.7%
was 30.3%
Ranked 14th Lowest in MA
Median Household Income
$35,742
was $34,734
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
48.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.7
was 14.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,073.4
was 1,089.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,353.9
was 4,631.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
60,717
was 61,610
Ranked 3rd Highest in MA
Median Rent
$826
was $882
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Total Building Permits
29
was 55
 
Occupied Housing Units
55,894
was 55,448
 
Homeownership Rate
47.1%
was 46.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in MA
Single Family Building Permits
27
was 53
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,905.2
was 1,933.5
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.0%
was 17.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.5
was 0.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 97.1%
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.1%
Ranked 13th Highest in MA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 100%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.9%
was 76.6%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.0%
was 18.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in MA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
37.8%
was 40.8%
Ranked 159th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
17.8%
was 27.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$580,078,074
$584,444,678
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$559,168,015
$566,508,051
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,767
was $3,803
Ranked 89th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,631
was $3,686
Ranked 83rd Highest in MA

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