Springfield, MO

167,313 Population
82 square miles 2,040.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.7%
was 2.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Population Density
2,040.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
42.6%
was 43.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.0%
was 4.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
17.8%
was 16.9%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
14.5%
was 16.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 4.3
Ranked 8th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
24.6%
was 24.1%
Ranked 9th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$33,769
was $36,107
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.4
46.6
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
81,975
was 81,296
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Median Rent
$679
was $690
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
968
was 772
 
Occupied Housing Units
74,126
was 73,469
 
Homeownership Rate
41.3%
was 45.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
152
was 126
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
996.0
was 990.4
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.3%
was 16.3%
Ranked 8th 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
94.4%
was 88.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
81.6%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 90.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.7%
was 28.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO

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