Household and Family Size

The average number of people living in a house, and the number of people that make up a family

Household Size

Household Size

Household Size

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 2.37 2.42 2.38 2.55 2.41 2.47 2.46 2.60
4 2012 2.37 2.42 2.36 2.52 2.41 2.46 2.46 2.61
5 2013 2.32 2.40 2.36 2.50 2.36 2.45 2.47 2.63
6 2014 2.27 2.40 2.38 2.55 2.35 2.44 2.46 2.63
7 2015 2.25 2.43 2.43 2.44 2.33 2.44 2.46 2.64
8 2016 2.24 2.42 2.41 2.47 2.32 2.43 2.45 2.64
9 2017 2.24 2.37 2.37 2.53 2.30 2.41 2.44 2.63

Household size is the number of people living in a single house. This includes adults and children.

In 2017:

  • SW Springfield has a larger average household size than NE Springfield*
  • Springfield has a smaller average household size than Clark County, Ohio, or the U.S.*

The average household size of NE Springfield has decreased between 2011 and 2017.*

*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 households and families.

A household is defined by the ACS as a one or more people living within a housing unit. These include both family and nonfamily households. As these households include people living alone, they will on average be smaller than family households.

family Household Size

Family Household Size

family Household size

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 2.95 2.96 3.09 3.17 3.10 3.02 3.05 3.19
4 2012 2.97 2.97 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.01 3.06 3.21
5 2013 2.90 2.97 3.10 3.12 3.05 3.00 3.06 3.22
6 2014 2.86 2.97 3.10 3.18 3.04 2.99 3.06 3.23
7 2015 2.83 2.97 3.09 3.05 2.99 2.97 3.06 3.24
8 2016 2.83 2.96 3.05 3.14 3.00 2.97 3.05 3.24
9 2017 2.78 2.88 2.96 3.13 2.95 2.93 3.04 3.24

Family size is the average number of people who are related to each other living in the same household.

In 2017:

  • The average family household size is larger in SW Springfield than in NW or NE Springfield.*
  • The average family household size is smaller in Springfield and Clark County than in Ohio or the U.S.*

The average family household size in NE Springfield has decreased from 2011 to 2017.*

The average family household size in Springfield has decreased from 2011 to 2017.*

*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 households and families.

A family household is defined by the ACS as at least two people who are related by birth, marriage, or adoption who are also living together. These households are included when calculating total household average size above; however as total households include people living alone those averages will be smaller.

This post was last updated on 20 September 2019.

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