Effingham County, Illinois Population 2019

Effingham County, Illinois's estimated population is 34,147 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Effingham County, Illinois is the 43rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201834,208610.18%
201734,147-39-0.11%
201634,186-23-0.07%
201534,209900.26%
201434,119-96-0.28%
201334,215-55-0.16%
201234,27050.01%
201134,265420.12%
201034,2232,5197.95%
199031,7047602.46%
198030,9446,33625.75%
197024,6081,5016.50%
196023,1071,4326.61%
195021,675-359-1.63%
194022,0343,02115.89%
193019,013-543-2.78%
192019,556-499-2.49%
191020,055-410-2.00%
190020,4651,1075.72%
189019,3584382.32%
188018,9203,26720.87%
187015,6537,837100.27%
18607,8164,017105.74%
18503,7992,124126.81%
18401,6750.00%

How Many People Live in Effingham County, Illinois?

34,147

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,23497.28%
Two or More Races3661.07%
Some Other Race2520.74%
Black or African American1900.56%
Asian810.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.02%

Effingham County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Effingham County, Illinois Median Age

39.1


Total

37


Male

40.9


Female

Effingham County, Illinois Adults

There are 25,969 adults, (5,652 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Illinois.

Effingham County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,143

50.18%

Male

17,021

49.82%

Effingham County, Illinois Households and Families

Effingham County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Effingham County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All77.6%22.4%
Male73%27%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female62.5%37.5%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4502.577.6
Married7,2383.188.8
Non Family4,3301.2163.7
Female1,1403.1762.5
Male7423.2273

3.02

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Effingham County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8023.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,0334.47%
High School Graduate8,48336.73%
Some College4,42319.15%
Associates Degree3,13513.57%
Bachelors Degree3,74116.20%
Graduate Degree1,4776.40%

Effingham County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,45120,7175,071
Hispanic31523965
Other Race1277827
Black12611533
Multiple Races11810414
Asian464520
Native American11113
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,822$41,014$26,501
Less Than High School$21,458$30,843$12,241
High School Grad$29,258$36,879$21,472
Some College$31,412$38,065$25,942
Bachelors Degree$44,972$51,743$36,702
Graduate Degree$61,250$64,848$52,075

$32,822

Average Earnings

$41,014

Average Male

$26,501

Average Female

Effingham County, Illinois Language

Effingham County, Illinois Language by Age

Effingham County, Illinois Language

97.11% of Effingham County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1713,43010.66%
Multiple36619753.83%
Hispanic6527711.81%
Black1685029.76%
Asian813543.21%
Other250228.80%

11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is Multiple, with 53.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is Other, with 8.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.93%
High School11.58%
Some College9.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.85%
Female Unemployed18.68%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.31%

Effingham County, Illinois Income

Effingham County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,655$72,262
Families$70,807$87,319
Married Families$80,189$96,313
Non Families$28,979$36,905

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Effingham County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans

1,894

Number of Veterans

1,767

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam691
Second Gulf War319
First Gulf War265
Korea258
World War II128

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8947.45%
Hispanic133.19%

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.41%

Born in Illinois

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.62% of Effingham County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.41% having been born in Illinois. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Effingham County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Effingham12331126553242.63%
Altamont23192296-23-0.99%
Teutopolis15331587543.52%
Watson754748-6-0.80%
Dieterich617612-5-0.81%
Beecher City463455-8-1.73%
Edgewood440427-13-2.95%
Mason345342-3-0.87%
Shumway202200-2-0.99%
Montrose 201199-2-1.00%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990