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The City of Effingham had a population of 12,522 as of July 1, 2020.
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 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.
|Total Population||12,522 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,174 (97.2%)|
|Population in Families||9,185 (73.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||348 ( 2.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,374|
|Average Household Income||$64,241|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,935|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,992 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,328 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,157 (36.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||507 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$133,494|
|Average Home Value||$149,684|
|Housing Affordability Index3||170|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.93%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.01%|
The table below compares Effingham to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 600||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 1135||17th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 300||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 800||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 505||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.