Springfield, MO

166,798 Population
82 square miles 2,016.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.7%
was 2.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Population Density
2,016.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.1%
was 42.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.7%
was 4.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
16.9%
was 18.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
16.2%
was 14.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 4.3
Ranked 8th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
24.1%
was 29.7%
Ranked 7th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$36,107
was $30,445
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.6
49.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6
was 7.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,355.6
was 1,161.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
7,795.2
was 9,009.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
81,296
was 79,567
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Median Rent
$690
was $671
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
968
was 772
 
Occupied Housing Units
73,469
was 72,173
 
Homeownership Rate
45.1%
was 44.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
152
was 126
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
990.4
was 970.3
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.3%
was 15.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
816
was 646
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.1
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
12.2
was 9.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.9
was 4.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.7%
was 86.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.4%
was 87.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.0%
was 24.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO

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