Springfield, OH

Census Place

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2022 Population
58,645
0.588% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
2.2% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.7%
3.16% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$45,113
7.08% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$102,100
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
24,405
1.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Springfield, OH had a population of 58.6k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $45,113. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Springfield, OH declined from 58,992 to 58,645, a −0.588% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,131 to $45,113, a 7.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.36%), White (Hispanic) (2.55%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.24%).

None of the households in Springfield, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Springfield, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Springfield, OH are Clark State College (1,302 degrees awarded in 2022) and Wittenberg University (381 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Springfield, OH was $102,100, and the homeownership rate was 51.4%.

Most people in Springfield, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Springfield, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Springfield, OH is home to a population of 58.6k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.98% of Springfield, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.75k people).

In 2022, there were 4.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.2k people) in Springfield, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Springfield, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Springfield, OH was 98.5%, 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)
    41.2k ± 651
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 579
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.73k ± 629
4.93%
Hispanic Population
2.89k people

In 2022, there were 4.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.2k people) in Springfield, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.93% of the people in Springfield, OH are hispanic (2.89k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.98%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.75k people
2.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 2.98% of Springfield, OH residents (1.75k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Springfield, OH was 2.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,334 ± 263
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    653 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    487 ± 184

Springfield, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Springfield, OH employs 24.4k people. The largest industries in Springfield, OH are Manufacturing (4,728 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,008 people), and Retail Trade (2,814 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($160,399), Public Administration ($58,711), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,615).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

24.4k
2022 Value
± 1,156
−1.1%
1 Year decline
± 6.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Springfield, OH declined at a rate of −1.1%, from 24.7k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Springfield, OH, are Production Occupations (3,088 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,809 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,208 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Springfield, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

24.4k
2022 Value
± 1,156
−1.1%
1 Year decline
± 6.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Springfield, OH declined at a rate of −1.1%, from 24.7k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Springfield, OH, are Manufacturing (4,728 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,008 people), and Retail Trade (2,814 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,622
Median earning men ± $2,339
$29,278
Median earning women ± $1,454

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,272), Public Administration ($67,143), and Manufacturing ($45,971).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($55,273), Public Administration ($46,141), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,679).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Springfield, OH awarded 1,683 degrees. The student population of Springfield, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,189 male students and 3,813 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Springfield, OH are White (1,297 and 77.3%), followed by Black or African American (166 and 9.89%), Two or More Races (98 and 5.84%), and Hispanic or Latino (60 and 3.58%).

The largest universities in Springfield, OH by number of degrees awarded are Clark State College (1,302 and 77.4%) and Wittenberg University (381 and 22.6%).

The most popular majors in Springfield, OH are Other Health Preparatory Programs (228 and 13.5%), Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (223 and 13.3%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (185 and 11%).

The median tuition costs in Springfield, OH are $42,260 for private four year colleges, and $3,416 and $6,832 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Springfield, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 93.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,002 (36.5% men and 63.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,002 students enrolled in Springfield, OH, 36.5% men and 63.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,368 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 184 degrees awarded
  2. 153 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Springfield, OH was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 184 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Springfield, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,302 degrees awarded
  2. 381 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clark State College with 1,302 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 662 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Springfield, OH, which is 0.648 times less than the 1,021 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,297 degrees mean that there were 7.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 166 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($42,260) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($846) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Springfield, OH was $102,100 in 2022, which is 0.362 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $86,900 to $102,100, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Springfield, OH is 51.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Springfield, OH have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Springfield, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Springfield, OH is $45,113. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Springfield, OH was Census Tract 20 with a value of $95,114, followed by Census Tract 22 and Census Tract 26.02, with respective values of $94,737 and $88,813.

Property

$102,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,802
$12,410
Median Property Taxes
±$748

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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

51.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.4% of the housing units in Springfield, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 20
  2. Census Tract 22
  3. Census Tract 26.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Springfield, OH was Census Tract 20 with a value of $95,114, followed by Census Tract 22 and Census Tract 26.02, with respective values of $94,737 and $88,813.

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

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Household Income

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$45,113
Median Household Income
± $2,180
24.1k
Number of Households
± 1,134

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.1k households in Springfield, OH grew to $45,113 from the previous year's value of $42,131.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Springfield, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.91%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Springfield, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (5.91%).

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Springfield, OH have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.749% of the workforce in Springfield, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Springfield, OH (12.7k out of 55.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Health

91% of the population of Springfield, OH has health coverage, with 34.9% on employee plans, 32.4% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clark County, OH see 2273 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.03% decrease from the previous year (2320 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1713 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 566 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,273 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, OH

Primary care physicians in Clark County, OH see an average of 2,273 patients per year. This represents a 2.03% decrease from the previous year (2,320 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.02%
Uninsured
34.9%
Employer Coverage
32.4%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Springfield, OH grew by 15.5% from 7.81% to 9.02%.

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