Springfield, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 14,329. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,916 (+11.1% change)
Males: 6,901 (48.2%), Females: 7,428 (51.8%)

Robertson County

Zip code: 37172

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $33,379
Median house value: $90,400

Races in Springfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.0%)
  • Black (25.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (17.0%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), German (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Elevation: 677 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Springfield

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Springfield city

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

5.8% Foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,138 (+17.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Springfield:

  • NORTHCREST MEDICAL CENTER (100 NORTHCREST DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Springfield:

  • TENNESSEE CHRISTIAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; MADISON, TN)
  • NASHVILLE METROPOLITAN BORDEAUX HOSP (about 21 miles; NASHVILLE, TN)
  • SKYLINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; NASHVILLE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Springfield:

  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 31 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 43 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 44 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD ROBERTSON COUNTY (about 4 miles; SPRINGFIELD, TN; Abbreviation: M91)
  • RUSSELLVILLE-LOGAN COUNTY (about 21 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: 4M7)
  • JOHN C TUNE (about 23 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: JWN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springfield:

  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 24 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)

Schools

Public high school in Springfield:

  • SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 999; Location: 5240 HWY 76 EAST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Springfield:

  • SOUTH HAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 114 ACADEMY DR; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Springfield:

  • COOPERTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 839; Location: 3746 HWY 49 WEST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SPRINGFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 715 5TH WEST AV; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHEATHAM PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 401; Location: 301 LOCUST ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 309 ALSUP DR; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • KRISLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 6712 HWY 49 EAST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BRANSFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 700 BRANSFORD DR; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Springfield:

  • GORHAM MACBANE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $221,929; Location: 405 WHITE STREET; 34,004 books; 780 audio materials; 1,222 video materials; 44 serial subscriptions)