Springfield demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,23515391
Median age35.338.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English88%93%79%
Speak Spanish11%4%13%
Springfield, TN has a population of 16,650 and is the 2,568th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,235 per sq mi which is 707% higher than the Tennessee average and 1264% higher than the national average. The median age in Springfield is 35 which is approximately 8% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Springfield, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 66% of Springfield residents were born in Tennessee, 25% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Springfield is 707% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Springfield is 8% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Springfield 72.88% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Springfield 21.01% of the population is African American.
  • In Springfield 0.54% of the population is Asian.

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Springfield population breakdown by race

African American21.01%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.74%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.83%2.03%3.06%
Other race3.92%1.38%4.75%
In Springfield, 14.4% 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.

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Springfield age breakdown

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