Springfield, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Springfield, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 5,383 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 Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 42.3241 and longitude -85.2354 in Calhoun 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 0.04 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 1627108) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,383
Daytime Population: Workers 2,183
Daytime Population: Residents 3,052
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 5,084
Population in Familes 3,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 1,470
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $35,056
Average Household Income $41,732
Per Capita Income $18,292


Total Housing Units 2,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,046 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,151 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $71,689
Average Home Value $90,942


Total Households 2,197
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,187
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 0.32% 0.06%
Households 0.26% 0.04%
Families -0.3% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Springfield, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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 # 169 76th
Population Density # 213 69th
Diversity Index # 66 91st
Median Household Income # 617 11th
Per Capita Income # 627 9th

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