In 2017, Springfield, IL had a population of 116k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $51,789. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Springfield, IL declined from 116,745 to 116,313, a -0.37% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,191 to $51,789, a 3.18% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Springfield, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), and White (Hispanic) (1.61%). N/A% of the people in Springfield, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.6% 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 $125,600, and the homeownership rate is 62.2%. Most people in Springfield, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Springfield, IL is 2 cars per household.