Effingham County IL Information


Effingham County Subdivisions

Effingham County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,090
Population in Households 34,650
Population in Familes 28,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 440
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,242
Average Household Income $72,884
Per Capita Income $29,088


Total Housing Units 15,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,626 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,315 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,316 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $133,721
Average Home Value $177,649


Total Households 13,941
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 9,466
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.23%
Households 0.38% 0.29%
Families 0.21% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.11%


Effingham County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Effingham County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 60th
Population Density # 34 68th
Diversity Index # 74 28th
Median Household Income # 26 75th
Per Capita Income # 32 70th

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