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Springfield (MA) Population

Springfield is the city in Massachusetts State of United States, near confluence with the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the eastern Mill River, lies 24 miles on the north of Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. Springfield population in 2022 is estimated to be 156,599, covers city area of 33.08 sq mi (85.68 sq km), ranks third largest city in Massachusetts State behind Boston and Worcester city, one-hundred-sixty-eighth city in the United States. Springfield is on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River, surrounded by mountains, bluffs, and rolling hills, was founded in 1636 during the American Revolution, George Washington designated it as the site of the Springfield Armory for its central location. Springfield population as per 2020 census 155,929 compared to 2010 population is 153,060, with increase number of 2,869 people growth of 1.9 percent.

Below is the Springfield (MA) population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010153,613
2011153,8820.18
2012154,0560.11
2013154,1860.08
2014154,5130.21
2015154,7400.15
2016154,278-0.30
2017154,4980.14
2018155,0320.35
2019153,606-0.92
2020155,9291.51
2021 *156,1630.15
2022 *156,5990.28
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Springfield (MA) Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Springfield population is 153,599, out of these 72,759 are male, 80,840 are female, The sex ratio of Springfield is 90. The median age of the Springfield population is 32.1, Springfield population by age are, under 18 years is 39,610, 16 years and over is 118,003, 18 years and over is 113,989, 21 years and over is 105,821, 65 years and over is 23,686. 47.4% are male, 52.6% are female, Population of Springfield by age percent-wise is, 25.8% are under 18 years old, 76.8% are 16 years and over, 74.2% are 18 years and over, 68.9% are 21 years and over, 12.1% are 65 years and over. There are total 60,454 housing units, The voting population of Springfield are 109,071, out of these 50,285 are male voters, 58,786 are female voters, 46.1% are male, 53.9% are female. Springfield population in 2021 is estimated to be 156,156.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -512,8948.4%
5 - 911,3237.4%
10 - 1410,0236.5%
15 - 1910,8677.1%
20 - 2414,4749.4%
25 - 3422,82314.9%
35 - 4419,03012.4%
45 - 5417,12311.1%
55 - 597,9765.2%
60 - 648,4265.5%
65 - 7412,3368.0%
75 - 844,8903.2%
85 and over1,4140.9%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Springfield (MA) Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Springfield by race are:

White Population

White population in Springfield are 96,153, percentage wise 62.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Springfield are 29,399, percentage wise 19.1 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Springfield, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Springfield are 6,224, percentage wise 4.1 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Springfield are 75,222. Percentage wise 49.0 percent are hispanics, out of these 1,865 are Mexican people, 64,907 are Puerto Ricans, 1,117 are Cubans, and 7,333 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race153,599Percent
White96,15362.6%
Black or African American29,39919.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native3420.2%
Asian Population6,2244.1%
Hispanic or Latino75,22249.0%
Mexican1,8651.2%
Puerto Rican64,90742.3%
Cuban1,1170.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino7,333
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Springfield native population is 139,113, out of these 87,910 born in the Massachusetts state and 23,764 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 14,486, out of these 9,226 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,177 are in Europe, 3,593 in Asia, 577 in Africa, 3,808 in Latin America and 71 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Springfield are 5,260, out of these 480 are from Europe, 1,159 are from Asia, 134 from Africa, 3,396 are from Latin America and 91 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native139,113
Born in state of residence87,910
Born in other state in the United States23,764
Northeast16,275
Midwest0
South5,203
West1,225
Born outside the United States27,439
Puerto Rico26,689
U.S. Island Areas64
Born abroad of American parent(s)686
Foreign born
Born outside of United States14,486
Naturalized U.S. citizen9,226
Europe1,177
Asia3,593
Africa577
Oceania0
Latin America3,808
Northern America71
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,260
Europe480
Asia1,159
Africa134
Oceania0
Latin America3,396
Northern America91
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Springfield (MA) Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Springfield are 60,454, Occupied housing units are 54,922, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 91, 43.51% of houses are owner occupied and 47.34% of houses are renter occupied in Springfield. There are 41.53 percent of one-unit detached, 3.31 percent of one-units attached, 19.31 percent of two-unit houses, 10.70 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.90 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 37.66 percent are available with one vehicle, 21.26 percent are available with two vehicles, 11.09 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 20.84 percent are no vehicles available. The median value of housing unit in Springfield is $165,800, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.91 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 2.96 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 9.39 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 20.53 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 8.09 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 1.57 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.06 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.00 percent are over one million and above.

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,474, The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $617.

Total number of Springfield rental homes or apartments are 28,616, occupied by Renter, The median value of Springfield average rental rate is $936. 24.92 percent of homes are under $500, 29.29 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 42.50 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 0.65 percent are between $2000 to $3000.

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