Springfield, IL Population

By | June 14, 2019

Population: 111,454. Estimated population in July 2020: 115,668 (+3.8% change)
Males: 52,370 (47.0%), Females: 59,084 (53.0%)

The city of Springfield is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Illinois.

Zip codes: 62701, 62702, 62703, 62704, 62707.

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $39,388
Median house value: $88,600

Races in Springfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.3%)
  • Black (15.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (24.6%), Irish (15.7%), English (11.9%), United States (7.1%), Italian (6.0%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 54.0 square miles

Map of Springfield, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Springfield

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2.3% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% Latin America, 0.2% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,245 (+4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Springfield:

  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (901 SOUTHWIND RD)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (5230 SOUTH 6TH STREET)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (701 N RUTLEDGE)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (800 E CARPENTER ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Springfield:

  • CAPITAL (about 4 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • DECATUR (about 56 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 60 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Springfield:

  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 29 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 34 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 35 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
Amtrak station:
SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,756; Location: 5250 SHEPHERD RD; Public; Website: www.llcc.cc.il.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (Full-time enrollment: 2,357; Location: Shepherd Rd; Public; Website: www.uis.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE IN ILLINOIS (Full-time enrollment: 274; Location: 1500 N FIFTH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sci.edu)
  • CAPITAL AREA SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 100; Location: 2201 TORONTO RD; Public)
  • ST JOHNS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 59; Location: 421 N NINTH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.st-johns.org/collegeofnursing)
  • UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 300 W CARPENTER; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uscart.com)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF DIETETICS (Full-time enrollment: 6; Location: 800 E CARPENTER; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF CLINICAL LAB SCIENCE (Full-time enrollment: 3; Location: 800 E CARPENTER; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.st-johns.org)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RESPIRATORY THERAPY (Location: 800 E CARPENTER; Private, not-for-profit)
  • SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL OF COURT REPORTING (Location: 386 S KOKE MILL RD #F; Private, for-profit)
  • RONALD D LADLEY & CO NATIONAL ACAD OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 151 NORTH BRUNS LANE, SUITE 104; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)

Schools

Public high schools in Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,433; Location: 101 S LEWIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRINGFIELD SOUTHEAST HIGH SCH (Students: 1,361; Location: 2350 E ASH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LANPHIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,257; Location: 1300 N 11TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SANGAMON COUNTY LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 48; Location: 2201 TORONTO STE C; Grades: 08 – 12)

Private high schools in Springfield:

  • CALVARY ACADEMY (Students: 353; Location: 1730 W JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 3500 WEST WASHINGTON; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • URSULINE ACADEMY (Students: 218; Location: 1400 NORTH 5TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 1200 OUTER PARK DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 743; Location: 3001 ALLIS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • U S GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 1800 W MONROE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 2300 E JACKSON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FEITSHANS EDISON MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 1101 S 15TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINDSAY SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 3600 FIELDING RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DUBOIS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 120 S LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SPRINGFIELD BALL CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 2530 EAST ASH; Grades: PK – 08)
  • HARVARD PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 2501 S 11TH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RIDGELY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 2040 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 1920 BARBERRY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT (Students: 461; Location: 748 W LAUREL ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 2850 CIDER MILL LN; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 2125 N 21 STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LITTLE FLOWER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 900 STEVENSON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 515 S MACARTHUR BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 815 SO SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 2645 OLD JACKSONVILLE RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 1344 NORTH FIFTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 2300 WILSHIRE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Springfield:

  • LINCOLN LIB. (Operating income: $3,923,735; Location: 326 SOUTH SEVENTH STREET; 513,370 books; 36,442 audio materials; 5,776 video materials; 4 serial subscriptions)