The City of Effingham had a population of 12,709 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Effingham is located at latitude 39.1198 and longitude -88.5509 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Effingham (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.
The City of Effingham (GNIS ID: 2394628) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Effingham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||12,361|
|Population in Familes||9,375|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||348|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,011 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,382 (56.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,184 (36.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||445 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,387|
|Average Home Value||$146,318|
|Median Household Income||$41,959|
|Average Household Income||$59,637|
|Per Capita Income||$26,158|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.87%|
|Per Capita Income||1.82%|
The table below compares Effingham to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 195||86th|
|Population Density1||# 590||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 565||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 1065||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 632||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.