Springfield Information

Springfield Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Springfield, IL

General Springfield Information

State: Illinois

County: Sangamon County

Close cities: Chatham, IL, Sherman, IL, Cantrall, IL, Rochester, IL, Grandview, IL, Spaulding, IL, Riverton, IL, Leland Grove, IL, Jerome, IL, Clear Lake, IL, Southern View, IL

Springfield Population (census data)
Total 117,090 (+4.5% since 2000)
Male 55,018 (47.0%)
Female 62,072 (53.0%)

Population Density: 2,168 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.0 (US Avg is 100)

Springfield Elevation: 600 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1882

Land Area: 54.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,254

Zip Codes: 62776, 62796, 62701, 62707, 62739, 62736, 62704, 62769, 62716, 62715, 62761, 62764, 62777, 62712, 62766, 62702, 62786, 62765, 62705, 62706, 62791, 62723, 62722, 62757, 62794, 62762, 62763, 62708, 62721, 62781, 62767, 62719, 62726, 62711, 62756, 62703, 62746, and 62713.

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Springfield Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.3%)
  • Black (15.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.6%)
  • Irish (15.7%)
  • English (11.9%)
  • United States (7.1%)
  • Italian (6.0%)
  • French (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 2,547 people (2.2%)
  • Asia (50.0%)
  • Europe (27.3%)
  • Latin America (13.6%)
  • Africa (9.1%)

Local Springfield Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Illinois State University

Springfield School Information

High Schools
Lanphier High School (1300 N 11th Street, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Springfield High School (101 South Lewis Street, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Springfield Southeast High School (2350 E Ash Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Middle Schools
Benjamin Franklin Middle School (1200 Outer Park Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Jefferson Middle School (3001 Allis Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
U S Grant Middle School (1800 W Monroe Street, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Washington Middle School (2300 E Jackson Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Elementary Schools
Black Hawk Elementary School (2500 South College Street, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Butler Elementary School (1701 South Macarthur, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Dubois Elementary School (120 South Lincoln Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Edwin A Lee Elementary School (1201 Bunn Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Elizabeth Graham Elementary School (900 W Edwards, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Enos Elementary School (524 W Elliott Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Fairview Elementary School (2200 E Ridgely Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Harvard Park Elementary School (2501 South 11th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Hazel Dell Elementary School (850 W Lake Drive, Springfield, IL, 62707 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Iles Elementary School (1700 South 15th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Jane Addams Elementary School (10 Babiak Lane, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Laketown Elementary School (1825 Lee Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Matheny-Withrow Elementary School (1200 South Pope Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
McClernand Elementary School (801 N 6th Street, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Owen Marsh Elementary School (1100 Avon Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Pleasant Hill Elementary School (3040 Linden Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Ridgely Elementary School (2040 N 8th Street, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Sandburg Elementary School (2051 Wabash Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Southern View Elementary School (3338 South 5th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Wanless Elementary School (2120 E Reservoir Street, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Wilcox Elementary School (2000 Hastings Road, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Other/Private Schools
Douglas School (444 W Reynolds, Springfield, IL, 62702 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Early Learning Center (2501 South 1st Street, Springfield, IL, 62704 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Feitshans Academy (1101 South 15th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Lincoln Magnet School (300 South 11th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)
Lindsay School (3600 Fielding Road, Springfield, IL, 62707 - Springfield School District 186 District)
SASED Central-Proj Ican & Pace (2500 Taylor Avenue, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Sangamon Area Special Education District District)
Sangamon County Learning Academy (2201 Toronto Suite C, Springfield, IL, 62707 - Sangamon ROE District)
Sangamon Safe School Program (2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL, 62707 - Sangamon ROE District)
Springfield Ball Charter School (2530 E Ash Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 - Springfield School District 186 District)

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