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Springfield, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Springfield Census Designated Place had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 39.4436 and longitude -78.6976 in Hampshire County. The formal boundaries for the Springfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hampshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Springfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586885) 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.

The Springfield Census Designated Place is located within Springfield District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampshire County.

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, 2016.

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Springfield, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 520
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 428
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 388
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $150,735
Average Home Value $164,596


Median Household Income $35,774
Average Household Income $45,859
Per Capita Income $18,658
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 0.87%
Households 1.43% 0.88%
Families 1.32% 0.84%
Median Household Income   -2.45%
Per Capita Income   0.22%
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, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 241 41st
Population Density1 # 301 26th
Diversity Index2 # 236 42nd
Median Household Income # 243 40th
Per Capita Income # 300 26th

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