StatisticSpringfieldMassachusettsNational
Population153,9916,949,503328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,83289491
Median age32.639.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English61%77%79%
Speak Spanish33%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Springfield is 441% higher than Massachusetts
  • The median age in Springfield is 17% lower than Massachusetts
  • In Springfield 58.02% of the population is White
  • In Springfield 20.97% of the population is Black
  • In Springfield 2.06% of the population is Asian

Compare Springfield, MA Demographics

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      Springfield population breakdown by race

      RaceSpringfieldMassachusettsNational
      White58.02%79.26%73.35%
      Black20.97%7.26%12.63%
      Asian2.06%6.11%5.22%
      American Indian0.56%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.15%3.01%3.06%
      Other race14.22%4.13%4.75%
      In Springfield, 43.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Springfield age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Springfield, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).