Springfield, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Springfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Springfield.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Orangeburg County at latitude 33.4968 and longitude -81.2793. Orangeburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 299 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Springfield (see map) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Springfield, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Springfield to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 281 29th
Population Density1 # 276 30th
Diversity Index2 # 160 59th
Median Household Income # 152 62nd
Per Capita Income # 161 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

Springfield, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 581
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 255
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $116,935
Average Home Value $164,455


Median Household Income $38,630
Average Household Income $47,905
Per Capita Income $19,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 2.46% 1.01%
Households 2.67% 1.0%
Families 3.38% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.