In 2018, Springfield, IL had a population of 210k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $60,961. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Springfield, IL declined from 210,550 to 210,028, a -0.248% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,956 to $60,961, a 3.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), and White (Hispanic) (1.42%). 0% of the households in Springfield, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.5% of the residents in Springfield, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Springfield, IL are Lincoln Land Community College (1,538 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Illinois at Springfield (1,303 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (471 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Springfield, IL was $138,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%. Most people in Springfield, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Springfield, IL was 2 cars per household.