In 2017, Springfield, IL had a population of 211k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $58,956. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Springfield, IL declined from 211,215 to 210,550, a -0.315% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,947 to $58,956, a 3.53% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.9%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%), and White (Hispanic) (1.4%). N/A% of the people in Springfield, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Springfield, IL are University of Illinois at Springfield (1,898 degrees awarded in 2017), Lincoln Land Community College (1,709 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (394 degrees).
The median property value in Springfield, IL is $135,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.8%. Most people in Springfield, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Springfield, IL is 2 cars per household.