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Springfield, Florida - Basic Facts

Springfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Springfield.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bay County at latitude 30.1533 and longitude -85.6113. Bay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map) encompass a land area of 4.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

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Springfield, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,763
Population in Households 8,627
Population in Familes 6,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 2,024
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,427
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,949 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,478 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $111,689
Average Home Value $122,754


Median Household Income $37,504
Average Household Income $44,468
Per Capita Income $16,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% 0.39%
Households -0.35% 0.46%
Families 0.93% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 335 64th
Population Density1 # 371 60th
Diversity Index2 # 282 70th
Median Household Income # 635 31st
Per Capita Income # 742 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.