The City of Effingham had a population of 12,496 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Effingham is located at latitude 39.12 and longitude -88.5434 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.
|Population in Households||12,148|
|Population in Familes||9,244|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||348|
|Median Household Income||$44,597|
|Average Household Income||$65,491|
|Per Capita Income||$28,543|
|Total Housing Units||5,903 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,390 (57.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,050 (34.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||462 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,189|
|Average Home Value||$162,153|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.61%|
|Per Capita Income||3.16%|
The table below compares Effingham to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 197||86th|
|Population Density||# 594||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 541||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 1066||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 614||55th|
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