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Springfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 2,293 as of July 1, 2017. 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 37.6947 and longitude -85.2178 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Springfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Springfield, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,293
Daytime Population: Workers 2,499
Daytime Population: Residents 1,350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,849
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.68
Population in Households 2,223
Population in Familes 1,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $33,269
Average Household Income $51,828
Per Capita Income $22,444


Total Housing Units 1,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $103,427
Average Home Value $142,707


Total Households 1,017
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 605
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.29% -0.81%
Households -1.21% -0.7%
Families -1.17% -0.98%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 2017 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 # 151 72nd
Population Density # 347 36th
Diversity Index # 26 95th
Median Household Income # 407 25th
Per Capita Income # 259 52nd

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