The Springfield metropolitan area consists of the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk and Webster. Click on each county’s link for a fact sheet giving social, housing and economic characteristics from the 2000 Census or 2005 American Community Survey.
The American Community Survey [ACS], once it is fully implemented in 2010, will provide annually updated information of this kind. At this time, only places with a population threshold of 65,000+ have ACS coverage. In addition to the county information mentioned above, Springfield city and Springfield metropolitan data is also available. Hint: the ACS "Data Profiles" output will cover most needs.
Find out about the Census Bureau’s data for business and industry--some down to ZIP-code level.
County Database Extractions provides socioeconomic trend tables for each Missouri county with comparative data for a decade or more.
Available from home, school or business with a Springfield-Greene County Library card, Business Decision combines extensive consumer household, market segmentation and demographic data with GIS information-layering technology for the Springfield metropolitan area. Non-cardholders can generate custom-designed demographic tables by using Radial Demographics.
Regional Demographic Maps show Springfield-area demographic patterns. Similar materials are available from the same source for a dozen other Missouri regions, and for the state as a whole.
Sponsored by the Springfield Business Development Corporation, Springfield Demographics and Statistics brings together many useful statistics (cost of living, crime rates, business opportunities) about the Springfield community.
An overview of Publications and Studies about Springfield, including a demographic profile, labor study, industrial market study, downtown real estate study and economic impact analyses, can give you an excellent overview of the business community.
There are many types of reports available about Center City Springfield including demographics, a progress report and revitalization.