Living in Springfield, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Springfield SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Springfield, IL Crime Report

6,442
Total Crimes
5,620.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
118.82%
Above National Average

Springfield, IL Cost Of Living

91
Springfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Springfield, Illinois Info Snack

Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County. The city's population of 116,250 as of the 2010 U.S. Census makes it the state's sixth most populous city. It is the largest city in central Illinois. As of 2013, the city's population was estimated to have increased to 117,006, with just over 211,700 residents living in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Sangamon County and the adjacent Menard County.
Population
116,459
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
19.6%
Median Home
$127,500
Median Income
$53,405
Median Rent
$789

Springfield, IL Photos

Rankings for Springfield in Illinois

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Map Of Springfield, IL

Population over time in Springfield

Year Population % Change
2017 116,459 0.1%
2016 116,313 -0.4%
2015 116,745 -0.3%
2014 117,061 0.2%
2013 116,815 0.3%
2012 116,495 0.4%
2011 115,982 0.3%
2010 115,658 0.5%
2009 115,121 -
Crime/100k Springfield IL USA
Violent Crime 833.2 404.1 368.9
Murder 7.9 6.9 5.0
Robbery 188.4 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 555.7 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 4787.0 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 1042.5 306.7 376.0
Larceny 3528.1 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 216.4 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Springfield

White
71.3% (83,011)
African American
19.7% (22,885)
American Indian
0.1% (110)
Asian
2.9% (3,332)
Hawaiian
0.0% (47)
Other
0.5% (549)
Two Or More
2.9% (3,401)
Hispanic
2.7% (3,124)
Race Springfield IL USA
White 71.3% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 19.7% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.7% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Springfield, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.3% (962,749)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (708,045)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (1,362,998)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (1,068,704)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (1,403,503)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (2,052,049)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (1,445,839)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (1,423,413)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (563,873)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (654,724)
Income Springfield IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Springfield

Female
52.6% (61,283)
Male
47.4% (55,175)
Gender Springfield IL USA
Female 52.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Springfield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,329)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (8,152)
High School / GED
26.0% (30,279)
Some College
22.0% (25,620)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (8,152)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (25,620)
Master's Degree
10.0% (11,645)
Professional Degree
3.0% (3,493)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,164)
Education Springfield IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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