What you need to know about Springfield, IL

Springfield is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. The population is 75% White, 20% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 2% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $48,848 and the median home value is $116,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Springfield, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Springfield has a Walk Score ® of 33.
Top 10 College Towns 2010


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Business Climate


Homes Owned 63.05%
63.05% Complete
Homes Rented 36.95%
36.95% Complete

Real Estate

In Springfield, Illinois

Ready to move to Springfield? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Springfield.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Springfield, Illinois

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Springfield rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Springfield, Illinois

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Springfield.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Springfield, Illinois

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Springfield.


Bachelor’s Degree 35%
35% Complete
Graduated High School 91%
91% Complete

Springfield, IL's Livability Rankings

Top 10 College Towns 2010