Rent-Burdened Households

Households that are rent-burdened, and whether those households are moderately or severely rent-burdened

Rent-Burdened Households

Rent-Burdened Households

Number of Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 1,885 1,129 1,855 1,406 5,595 7,817 660,414 18,532,039
4 2012 1,989 1,147 2,053 1,492 5,936 8,404 675,475 19,122,039
5 2013 2,421 1,225 2,174 1,361 6,330 9,038 685,279 19,581,493
6 2014 2,669 1,211 2,160 1,346 6,522 9,122 693,958 20,011,827
7 2015 2,624 1,192 2,150 1,302 6,357 8,863 695,047 20,210,842
8 2016 2,924 1,126 2,117 1,210 6,465 8,941 688,393 20,246,745
9 2017 2,646 1,114 2,018 1,106 6,105 8,376 678,101 20,128,321

Number of Moderately Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 813 538 823 675 2,491 3,702 313,086 9,037,485
4 2012 905 473 1,068 672 2,719 4,139 319,977 9,365,752
5 2013 1,146 486 1,123 618 2,879 4,416 324,490 9,455,017
6 2014 1,179 549 1,119 609 2,975 4,403 331,127 9,679,574
7 2015 1,164 507 1,077 593 2,790 4,354 335,227 9,831,472
8 2016 1,316 536 1,103 550 2,968 4,475 336,050 9,934,278
9 2017 1,175 560 1,042 532 2,873 4,139 334,072 9,967,391

Number of Severely Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 1,072 591 1,032 731 3,104 4,115 347,328 949,554
4 2012 1,084 674 985 820 3,217 4,265 355,498 9,866,229
5 2013 1,275 739 1,051 743 3,451 4,622 360,789 10,125,476
6 2014 1,490 662 1,041 737 3,547 4,719 362,831 10,332,253
7 2015 1,460 685 1,073 709 3,567 4,509 359,820 10,379,370
8 2016 1,608 590 1,014 660 2,498 4,466 352,343 10,312,467
9 2017 1,471 554 976 574 3,232 4,237 344,029 101,709,930

Percent of Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 44.3 51.4 53.5 60.1 53.2 47.3 46.3 47.7
4 2012 42.6 50.6 56.1 60.6 53.1 47.9 46.3 48.1
5 2013 48.1 52.5 56.2 53.3 53.6 49.8 46.2 48.3
6 2014 49.6 51.0 55.9 49.6 53.1 48.9 45.8 48.3
7 2015 48.6 49.7 55.2 50.1 51.8 47.9 45.0 47.9
8 2016 49.5 48.4 52.9 46.9 50.7 47.3 44.0 47.3
9 2017 47.7 47.5 49.4 43.1 48.2 44.5 43.1 46.8

Percent of Moderately Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 19.1 24.5 23.7 28.9 23.7 22.4 21.9 23.3
4 2012 19.4 20.9 29.2 27.3 24.3 23.6 22.0 23.3
5 2013 22.8 20.8 29.0 24.2 24.4 24.3 21.9 23.3
6 2014 21.9 23.1 29.0 22.4 24.2 23.6 21.9 23.4
7 2015 21.6 21.2 27.6 22.8 22.7 23.5 21.7 23.3
8 2016 22.3 23.1 27.6 21.3 23.2 23.7 21.5 23.2
9 2017 21.2 23.9 25.5 20.7 22.7 22.7 21.2 23.2

Percent of Severely Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 25.2 26.9 29.8 31.3 29.5 24.9 24.3 24.4
4 2012 23.2 29.8 26.9 33.3 28.8 24.3 24.4 24.8
5 2013 25.3 31.6 27.2 29.1 29.2 25.5 24.3 25.0
6 2014 27.7 27.9 27.0 27.2 28.9 25.3 24.0 24.9
7 2015 27.1 28.6 27.5 27.3 29.1 24.4 23.3 24.6
8 2016 27.2 25.4 25.3 25.6 27.4 23.6 22.5 24.1
9 2017 26.5 23.6 23.9 22.4 25.5 22.5 21.9 23.7

These data show the number of households which are rent-burdened in the four zip codes of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and the United States. Being rent-burdened means that a household spends at least 30% of the household’s total income on rent or housing costs.

  • Rates of rent-burdened households compared to all households are higher in Springfield than in the United States*.
  • There are less rent-burdened households in Springfield in 2017 than there were in 2011*.
  • From 2011 to 2017, the number of rent-burdened households in the Southern portions of Springfield decreased, while the percent of rent-burdened households in the Northern portions of Springfield did not decrease*.

*denotes a statistically significant finding with 90% confidence, the standard for the ACS.

All data comes from U.S. Census Bureau.

This information comes from the American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates on Gross Rent.

The percentages of rent-burdened households were made using “GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS“, adding the number of households spending 30% or more of their income, then dividing by the total number of households. Percentages of moderately rent-burdened households specifically used 30.0 to 49.9 percent, while percentages of severely rent-burdened households specifically used 50.0 percent or greater.

Rent-Burdened Households – Moderate

Rent-Burdened Households – Severe

Rent-Burdened Households – Moderate

Rent-Burdened Households – Severe

Number of Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 1,885 1,129 1,855 1,406 5,595 7,817 660,414 18,532,039
4 2012 1,989 1,147 2,053 1,492 5,936 8,404 675,475 19,122,039
5 2013 2,421 1,225 2,174 1,361 6,330 9,038 685,279 19,581,493
6 2014 2,669 1,211 2,160 1,346 6,522 9,122 693,958 20,011,827
7 2015 2,624 1,192 2,150 1,302 6,357 8,863 695,047 20,210,842
8 2016 2,924 1,126 2,117 1,210 6,465 8,941 688,393 20,246,745
9 2017 2,646 1,114 2,018 1,106 6,105 8,376 678,101 20,128,321

Number of Moderately Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 813 538 823 675 2,491 3,702 313,086 9,037,485
4 2012 905 473 1,068 672 2,719 4,139 319,977 9,365,752
5 2013 1,146 486 1,123 618 2,879 4,416 324,490 9,455,017
6 2014 1,179 549 1,119 609 2,975 4,403 331,127 9,679,574
7 2015 1,164 507 1,077 593 2,790 4,354 335,227 9,831,472
8 2016 1,316 536 1,103 550 2,968 4,475 336,050 9,934,278
9 2017 1,175 560 1,042 532 2,873 4,139 334,072 9,967,391

Number of Severely Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 1,072 591 1,032 731 3,104 4,115 347,328 949,554
4 2012 1,084 674 985 820 3,217 4,265 355,498 9,866,229
5 2013 1,275 739 1,051 743 3,451 4,622 360,789 10,125,476
6 2014 1,490 662 1,041 737 3,547 4,719 362,831 10,332,253
7 2015 1,460 685 1,073 709 3,567 4,509 359,820 10,379,370
8 2016 1,608 590 1,014 660 2,498 4,466 352,343 10,312,467
9 2017 1,471 554 976 574 3,232 4,237 344,029 101,709,930

Percent of Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 44.3 51.4 53.5 60.1 53.2 47.3 46.3 47.7
4 2012 42.6 50.6 56.1 60.6 53.1 47.9 46.3 48.1
5 2013 48.1 52.5 56.2 53.3 53.6 49.8 46.2 48.3
6 2014 49.6 51.0 55.9 49.6 53.1 48.9 45.8 48.3
7 2015 48.6 49.7 55.2 50.1 51.8 47.9 45.0 47.9
8 2016 49.5 48.4 52.9 46.9 50.7 47.3 44.0 47.3
9 2017 47.7 47.5 49.4 43.1 48.2 44.5 43.1 46.8

Percent of Moderately Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 19.1 24.5 23.7 28.9 23.7 22.4 21.9 23.3
4 2012 19.4 20.9 29.2 27.3 24.3 23.6 22.0 23.3
5 2013 22.8 20.8 29.0 24.2 24.4 24.3 21.9 23.3
6 2014 21.9 23.1 29.0 22.4 24.2 23.6 21.9 23.4
7 2015 21.6 21.2 27.6 22.8 22.7 23.5 21.7 23.3
8 2016 22.3 23.1 27.6 21.3 23.2 23.7 21.5 23.2
9 2017 21.2 23.9 25.5 20.7 22.7 22.7 21.2 23.2

Percent of Severely Rent-Burdened Households

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 25.2 26.9 29.8 31.3 29.5 24.9 24.3 24.4
4 2012 23.2 29.8 26.9 33.3 28.8 24.3 24.4 24.8
5 2013 25.3 31.6 27.2 29.1 29.2 25.5 24.3 25.0
6 2014 27.7 27.9 27.0 27.2 28.9 25.3 24.0 24.9
7 2015 27.1 28.6 27.5 27.3 29.1 24.4 23.3 24.6
8 2016 27.2 25.4 25.3 25.6 27.4 23.6 22.5 24.1
9 2017 26.5 23.6 23.9 22.4 25.5 22.5 21.9 23.7

These data show the number of households which are moderately or severely rent-burdened in the four zip codes of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, and the United States.  Moderately rent-burdened households spend between 30.0 and 49.9% of their income on rent or housing, while severely rent-burdened households spend more than 50% of their income on rent or housing costs.

  • Of rent-burdened households in Springfield, more are severely rent-burdened than are moderately rent-burdened*.
  • There are less rent-burdened households in Springfield in 2017 than there were in 2011*.
  • From 2011 to 2017, the number of severely rent-burdened households in the Southern portions of Springfield decreased*.

*denotes a statistically significant finding with 90% confidence, the standard for the ACS.

All data comes from U.S. Census Bureau.

In between the decennial census, census data is estimated using the American Community Survey 5-year estimates. An update is released each year and uses new information to more accurately estimate the population in the years since the last census. The percentages of rent-burdened households were made using “GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS“, adding the number of households spending 30% or more of their income, then dividing by the total number of households. Percentages of moderately rent-burdened households specifically used 30.0 to 49.9 percent, while percentages of severely rent-burdened households specifically used 50.0 percent or greater.

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