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Springfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 2,437 as of July 1, 2018. Springfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 37.6853 and longitude -85.2222 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 2405510) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Springfield is located within Springfield Division of Washington County.

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Springfield, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,437
Population in Households 2,366
Population in Familes 1,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 666
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $34,090
Average Household Income $53,844
Per Capita Income $23,215


Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $103,017
Average Home Value $146,975


Total Households 1,081
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 644
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.4% -0.12%
Households -0.33% -0.04%
Families -0.28% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Springfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 74th
Population Density # 335 38th
Diversity Index # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 404 25th
Per Capita Income # 267 51st

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