Springfield, MO Population

By | June 20, 2019

Population: 151,580. Estimated population in July 2020: 150,298 (-0.8% change)
Males: 73,016 (48.2%), Females: 78,564 (51.8%)

Greene County

Zip codes: 65802, 65803, 65804, 65806, 65807, 65809, 65810.

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $29,563
Median house value: $79,800

Races in Springfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Black (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (18.7%), Irish (12.9%), United States (11.4%), English (10.9%), French (3.1%), Italian (2.3%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 73.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Springfield

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

2.4% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,057 (+7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Springfield:

  • COX MEDICAL CENTER (1432 N JEFFERSON ST)
  • DOCTOR’S HOSPISTAL OF SPRINGFIELD (2828 NORTH NATIONAL)
  • LAKELAND REGIONAL HOSPITAL (440 S MARKET)
  • ST JOHNS REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (1235 E CHEROKEE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD-BRANSON REGIONAL (about 8 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Abbreviation: SGF)
  • LEE C FINE MEMORIAL (about 81 miles; KAISER LAKE OZARK, MO; Abbreviation: AIZ)
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 83 miles; JOPLIN, MO; Abbreviation: JLN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Springfield:

  • DOWNTOWN (about 4 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Abbreviation: 3DW)
  • FLYING BAR H RANCH (about 11 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Abbreviation: MO2)
  • AIR PARK SOUTH (about 11 miles; OZARK, MO; Abbreviation: 2K2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Springfield:

  • SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 14,680; Location: 901 S NATIONAL; Public; Offers Master’s degree)
  • OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,756; Location: 933 E. Central; Public; Website: www.otc.cc.mo.us)
  • DRURY UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,125; Location: 900 N.Benton; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.drury.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • EVANGEL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,484; Location: 1111 N GLENSTONE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.evangel.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 797; Location: 628 E KEARNEY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bbcnet.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CENTRAL BIBLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 797; Location: 3000 N GRANT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cbcag.edu)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 651; Location: 1010 W SUNSHINE; Private, for-profit)
  • ASSEMBLIES OF GOD THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 265; Location: 1435 N GLENSTONE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.agts.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • LESTER L COX COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCE (Full-time enrollment: 222; Location: 1423 N JEFFERSON; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.coxnet.org/coxcollege)
  • FOREST INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 222; Location: 2885 W BATTLEFIELD RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 214; Location: 1258 E TRAFFIC WAY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott-college.com)
  • BRYAN CAREER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 1700 S. Campbell Ave, Suite L; Private, for-profit)
  • LESTER E COX MEDICAL CENTER-SCHOOL OF MED TECH (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 3801 S NATIONAL AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • COX HEALTH SYSTEMS SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 3801 S NATIONAL AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ST JOHNS REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER-SCHOOL OF RAD TECH (Full-time enrollment: 30; Location: 1235 E CHEROKEE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BEREAN UNIVERSITY (Location: 1445 BOONVILLE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.berean.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MISSOURI COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY SOUTH (Location: 3636 S CAMPBELL; Private, for-profit)
  • HIL CRES COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 1035 W KEARNEY; Private, for-profit)
  • ADMIRAL TRAVEL ACADEMY (Location: 1923 S GLENSTONE; Private, for-profit)
  • REAL ESTATE SCHOOL OF SPRINGFIELD (Location: 306 E PERSHING; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Springfield:

  • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; BOLIVAR, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,612)
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (about 85 miles; JOPLIN, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,569)
  • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; BENTONVILLE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,197)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 99 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 13,324)
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,566)
  • CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,957)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ROLLA (about 115 miles; ROLLA, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,181)

Schools

Public high schools in Springfield:

  • KICKAPOO HIGH (Students: 1,789; Location: 3710 S JEFFERSON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PARKVIEW HIGH (Students: 1,542; Location: 516 W MEADOWMERE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GLENDALE HIGH (Students: 1,485; Location: 2727 S INGRAM MILL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HILLCREST HIGH (Students: 1,243; Location: 3319 N GRANT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BAILEY EDUCATIONAL CTR. (Location: 501 W CENTRAL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JUVENILE JUSTICE CTR. (Location: 1111 N ROBBERSON; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Springfield:

  • CHRISTIAN SCH OF SPRINGFIELD (Students: 444; Location: 739 W TALMAGE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NEW COVENANT ACADEMY (Students: 441; Location: 3304 SOUTH COX RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GREENWOOD LABORATORY SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 901 S NATIONAL; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SPRINGFIELD CATHOLIC HIGH SCHO (Students: 305; Location: 2340 S EASTGATE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,409; Location: 423 E CENTRAL; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • CHEROKEE MIDDLE (Students: 962; Location: 420 E FARM RD 182; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PERSHING MIDDLE (Students: 776; Location: 2120 VENTURA; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CARVER MIDDLE (Students: 761; Location: 3325 W BATTLEFIELD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCBRIDE ELEM. (Students: 613; Location: 5005 S FARM RD 135; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JARRETT MIDDLE (Students: 606; Location: 840 S JEFFERSON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GRAY ELEM. (Students: 593; Location: 2102 W FARM RD 182; Grades: KG – 05)
  • REED MIDDLE (Students: 589; Location: 2000 N LYON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WALT DISNEY ELEM. (Students: 580; Location: 4100 S FREMONT; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HICKORY HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 557; Location: 3429 E TRAFFICWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • ST AGNES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 531 SOUTH JEFFERSON; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SPRINGFIELD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 2852 S DAYTON AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 515 WEST SCOTT; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ASSEMBLIES OF GOD CHRIST SCH (Students: 37; Location: 2438 E CHERRY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SPRINGFIELD SEVENTH DAY ADVENT (Students: 24; Location: 704 SOUTH BELVIEW STREET; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD-GREENE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $7,059,946; Location: 4653 S CAMPBELL; 461,009 books; 25,960 audio materials; 19,603 video materials; 1,085 serial subscriptions)