is a city located in Washington County, Kentucky
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 2,634. It is the county seat
of Washington County6
Geography\nSpringfield is located at 37°41'11" North, 85°13'19" West (37.686328, -85.221955)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 6.6 km²
). 6.5 km² (2.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.18% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,634 people, 1,166 households, and 711 families residing in the city. The population density
is 405.2/km² (1,048.5/mi²). There are 1,239 housing units at an average density of 190.6/km² (493.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 74.68% White, 22.40% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.53% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.80% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. 1.25% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,166 households out of which 25.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% are married couples living together, 16.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% are non-families. 37.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.20 and the average family size is 2.88.
In the city the population is spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 78.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 72.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $24,430, and the median income for a family is $35,143. Males have a median income of $29,917 versus $21,865 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,793. 16.0% of the population and 12.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.6% are under the age of 18 and 22.3% are 65 or older.