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Springfield, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Springfield is the 9th largest city in Oregon with a population of 60,572 as of July 1, 2016. Springfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 44.0539 and longitude -122.9812 in Lane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 459 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 2411961) 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.

Oregon 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 Eugene-Springfield Division of Lane 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, 2016.

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Springfield, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 60,572
Population in Households 60,031
Population in Familes 45,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density1 3,849
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 24,023
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 15,026
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,049 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,974 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,377 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $176,675
Average Home Value $191,565


Median Household Income $39,133
Average Household Income $51,830
Per Capita Income $20,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.49%
Households 0.26% 0.43%
Families 0.33% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Springfield, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 9 98th
Population Density1 # 48 88th
Diversity Index2 # 88 77th
Median Household Income # 286 25th
Per Capita Income # 305 20th

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