Springfield, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Springfield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Springfield had a population of 2,091 as of July 1, 2018. Springfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 44.2372 and longitude -94.9814 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Springfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Springfield (GNIS ID: 2395941) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Springfield: Burns, City of Springfield.

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


Total Population 2,091
Population in Households 1,997
Population in Familes 1,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 1,130
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $44,577
Average Household Income $61,401
Per Capita Income $26,422


Total Housing Units 1,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $90,200
Average Home Value $120,702


Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.35% -0.14%
Households -0.31% -0.11%
Families -0.26% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

Springfield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 255 72nd
Population Density # 231 75th
Diversity Index # 361 60th
Median Household Income # 760 16th
Per Capita Income # 680 25th

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