Springfield, OH

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Population

59,436

0.544% decline

Poverty Rate

25.6%


Median Age

36.9


Median Household Income

$34,887

8.46% growth

Number of Employees

24,800

1.47% growth

Median Property Value

$77,400

0.519% growth

About

In 2017, Springfield, OH had a population of 59.4k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $34,887. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Springfield, OH declined from 59,761 to 59,436, a -0.544% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,165 to $34,887, a 8.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (5.58%), White (Hispanic) (1.63%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.09%). N/A% of the people in Springfield, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Springfield, OH are Clark State Community College (1,339 degrees awarded in 2017) and Wittenberg University (478 degrees).

The median property value in Springfield, OH is $77,400, and the homeownership rate is 48.4%. Most people in Springfield, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Springfield, OH is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Springfield, OH employs 24.8k people. The largest industries in Springfield, OH are Manufacturing (4,481 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,369 people), and Retail Trade (2,834 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($41,417), Utilities ($40,408), and Information ($38,523).

Median household income in Springfield, OH is $34,887. Males in Springfield, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Springfield, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,887

2017 value

± $1,498

8.46%

1 Year Growth

± 5.03%

Households in Springfield, OH have a median annual income of $34,887, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,165 in 2016, which represents a 8.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Springfield, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 22

  2. Census Tract 20

  3. Census Tract 26.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Springfield, OH was Census Tract 22 with a value of $75,861, followed by Census Tract 20 and Census Tract 26.02, with respective values of $74,688 and $68,007.

The following map shows all of the places in Springfield, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Springfield, OH (14.5k out of 56.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    9,966 ± 592

  2. Black

    2,972 ± 339

  3. Two Or More

    1,232 ± 249

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Springfield, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

24.8k

2017 Value

± 950

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.34%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Springfield, OH grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 24.4k employees to 24.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Springfield, OH, are Production Occupations (3,530 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,441 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,452 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Springfield, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Springfield, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (3,530 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,441 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,452 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Springfield, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.46 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.93 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Springfield, OH, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($61,536), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($54,762), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($50,938).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24.8k

2017 Value

± 950

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.34%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Springfield, OH grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 24.4k employees to 24.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Springfield, OH, are Manufacturing (4,481 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,369 people), and Retail Trade (2,834 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Springfield, OH, though some of these residents may live in Springfield, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Springfield, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,481 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,369 people), and Retail Trade (2,834 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Springfield, OH has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.91 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.78 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Springfield, OH, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($41,417), Utilities ($40,408), and Information ($38,523).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $68.6B

  2. $67.9B

  3. $51B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $68.6B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($67.9B) and Machinery ($51B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$675B

2020 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

41.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $675B. This is expected to increase 41.1% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $49.2B

  2. $37.6B

  3. $35.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $49.2B, followed by Indiana with $37.6B and Pennsylvania and $35.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92% of the population of Springfield, OH has health coverage, with 37% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 9.99% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Springfield, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Springfield, OH see 2229 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.37% increase from the previous year (2038 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2042 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 930 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,229 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clark County, OH see an average of 2,229 patients per year. This represents a 9.37% increase from the previous year (2,038 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clark County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.97%

Uninsured

37%

Employer Coverage

31.9%

Medicaid

11.5%

Medicare

9.99%

Non-Group

1.63%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Springfield, OH declined by 16.5% from 9.55% to 7.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Springfield, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Springfield, OH is home to a population of 59.4k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.87% of Springfield, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

In 2017, there were 4.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.6k people) in Springfield, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Springfield, OH was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Springfield, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Springfield, OH residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.87%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.11k people

1.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.02k people

As of 2017, 1.87% of Springfield, OH residents (1.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Springfield, OH was 1.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Springfield, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Springfield, OH was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, OH

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    43.6k ± 510

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    10.1k ± 519

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    3.32k ± 506

In 2017, there were 4.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.6k people) in Springfield, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Springfield, OH as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,592 ± 186

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    546 ± 154

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    518 ± 135

Springfield, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Springfield, OH awarded 1,817 degrees. The student population of Springfield, OH is skewed towards women, with 2,851 male students and 4,816 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Springfield, OH are White (1,489 and 82.5%), followed by Black or African American (170 and 9.42%), Unknown (63 and 3.49%), and Asian (24 and 1.33%).

The largest universities in Springfield, OH by number of degrees awarded are Clark State Community College (1,339 and 73.7%) and Wittenberg University (478 and 26.3%).

The most popular majors in Springfield, OH are Other Health Preparatory Programs (275 and 15.1%), Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (194 and 10.7%), and Registered Nursing (130 and 7.15%).

The median tuition costs in Springfield, OH are $37,930 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Springfield, OH was Fire Science & Fire-Fighting with 194 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Springfield, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,339 degrees awarded

  2. 478 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$37,930

Median Private

In 2017, the Springfield, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clark State Community College with 1,339 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

695

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,122

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 695 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Springfield, OH, which is 0.619 times less than the 1,122 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Springfield, OH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,489 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    170 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    63 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Springfield, OH were to White students. These 1,489 degrees mean that there were 8.76 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 170 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Springfield, OH was $77,400 in 2017, which is 0.337 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,000 to $77,400, a 0.519% increase. The homeownership rate in Springfield, OH is 48.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Springfield, OH have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Springfield, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$77,400

2017 Median

± $1,373

$77,000

2016 Median

± $1,538

In 2017, the median property value in Springfield, OH grew to to $77,400 from the previous year's value of $77,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Springfield, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Springfield, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Household Income

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$34,887

Median Household Income

± $1,498

24.5k

Number of Households

± 878

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.5k households in Springfield, OH grew to $34,887 from the previous year's value of $32,165.

The following chart displays the households in Springfield, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Springfield, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Springfield, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

48.4%

2017 Homeownership

47.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.4% of the housing units in Springfield, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Springfield, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Springfield, OH have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Springfield, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Walked

    5.32%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Springfield, OH was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11%) and those who Walked (5.32%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Springfield, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Springfield, OH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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