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Springfield, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 3,076 as of July 1, 2017. Springfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 32.3642 and longitude -81.3079 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 2405512) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Springfield is located within Guyton-Springfield Division of Effingham 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, 2017.

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Springfield, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,076
Daytime Population: Workers 2,291
Daytime Population: Residents 1,532
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,823
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 2,820
Population in Familes 2,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density2 1,119
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $53,278
Average Household Income $63,160
Per Capita Income $23,203


Total Housing Units 1,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 654 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $143,502
Average Home Value $183,002


Total Households 926
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 715
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 1.05% 1.64%
Households 1.45% 1.79%
Families 2.26% 1.7%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Springfield, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 223 65th
Population Density # 132 79th
Diversity Index # 438 30th
Median Household Income # 110 83rd
Per Capita Income # 184 71st

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