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The Town of Springfield had a population of 1,433 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Springfield is located at latitude 37.4049 and longitude -102.6189 in Baca County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Springfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baca County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,360 feet.

The Town of Springfield (GNIS ID: 2413324) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Springfield is located within Springfield Division of Baca 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, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,433
Population in Households 1,395
Population in Familes 1,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,272
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 661
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $78,253
Average Home Value $97,180


Median Household Income $33,300
Average Household Income $44,159
Per Capita Income $20,468
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.37%
Households -0.07% -0.24%
Families 1.27% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado 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 # 185 60th
Population Density1 # 145 69th
Diversity Index2 # 269 41st
Median Household Income # 428 7th
Per Capita Income # 397 14th

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