Springfield, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Springfield, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Springfield Census Designated Place had a population of 31,003 as of July 1, 2018. 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 Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 38.7816 and longitude -77.1839 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Springfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Springfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390341) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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Springfield, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,003
Population in Households 30,757
Population in Familes 24,765
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 3,943
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $96,705
Average Household Income $120,600
Per Capita Income $39,934


Total Housing Units 10,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,121 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,056 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 489 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $428,585
Average Home Value $477,157


Total Households 10,177
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 6,853
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.2% 0.13%
Households -0.02% -0.01%
Families -0.05% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Springfield, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 35 94th
Population Density # 55 91st
Diversity Index # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 101 83rd
Per Capita Income # 126 79th

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