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Springfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 59,734 as of July 1, 2017. Springfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 39.9288 and longitude -83.7974 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 1085859) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Springfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Springfield: Gillistown, Post Town.

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Springfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,734
Daytime Population: Workers 32,000
Daytime Population: Residents 35,974
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67,974
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 57,335
Population in Familes 42,486
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,399
Population Density2 2,338
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $36,330
Average Household Income $48,927
Per Capita Income $20,334


Total Housing Units 28,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,165 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,010 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,346 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $85,144
Average Home Value $114,146


Total Households 24,174
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 14,135
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.2% -0.32%
Households -0.16% -0.28%
Families -0.26% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Springfield, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 99th
Population Density # 183 85th
Diversity Index # 66 95th
Median Household Income # 1112 9th
Per Capita Income # 1031 15th

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