Effingham County, Georgia Population 2022

Effingham County, Georgia's estimated population is 70,500 with a growth rate of 3.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Effingham County, Georgia is the 39th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 52,464 and has seen a growth of 34.38% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17902,4240.00%
18002,072-352-14.52%
18102,58651424.81%
18203,01843216.71%
18302,924-94-3.11%
18403,0751515.16%
18503,86478925.66%
18604,75589123.06%
18704,214-541-11.38%
18805,9791,76541.88%
18905,599-380-6.36%
19008,3342,73548.85%
19109,9711,63719.64%
19209,985140.14%
193010,1641791.79%
19409,646-518-5.10%
19509,133-513-5.32%
196010,1441,01111.07%
197013,6323,48834.38%
198018,3274,69534.44%
199025,6877,36040.16%
201052,46426,777104.24%
201152,6922280.43%
201253,3306381.21%
201354,4191,0892.04%
201455,4109911.82%
201557,0761,6663.01%
201658,6991,6232.84%
201760,0861,3872.36%
201862,2282,1423.56%
201964,2962,0683.32%
202066,3642,0683.22%
202168,4322,0683.12%
202270,5002,0683.02%
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Effingham County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,91080.19%
Black or African American8,46013.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1100.18%
Asian4150.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.08%
Some Other Race8731.40%
Two or More Races2,4213.89%
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Effingham County, Georgia Population by Race

Effingham County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Effingham County, Georgia Median Age

36


Total

35


Male

36.7


Female

Effingham County, Georgia Adults

There are 45,723 adults, (7,308 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Georgia.

Effingham County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

31,404

50.46%

Male

30,837

49.54%

Effingham County, Georgia Population by Age

Effingham County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Effingham County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All77.3%22.7%
Male66.9%33.1%
Non Family66%34%
Female48.1%51.9%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Effingham County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,8282.8477.3
Married12,1763.4390
Male1,0833.6766.9
Female2,5513.4848.1
Non Family6,0181.2166

3.38

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Effingham County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2493.08%
9th to 12th Grade3,0517.51%
High School Graduate15,33637.77%
Some College8,16420.10%
Associates Degree3,0937.62%
Bachelors Degree6,89816.99%
Graduate Degree2,8186.94%
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Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander303020
Asian348302178
Other Race455385164
Native American1108733
2+ Races942901264
Hispanic1,5031,320413
Black5,1604,5191,336
White32,54029,1747,472

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,991$53,852$33,873
Less Than 9th Grade$26,067$31,917$17,411
High School Graduate$37,134$45,163$30,313
Some College$43,351$60,522$29,943
Bachelors Degree$55,951$71,094$50,804
Graduate Degree$55,960$75,341$53,142

$42,991

Average Earnings

$53,852

Average Male

$33,873

Average Female

Effingham County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Effingham County, Georgia Language by Age

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Effingham County, Georgia Language

95.14% of Effingham County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Effingham County, Georgia Language

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1103632.73%
Hispanic2,93550517.21%
Black8,28289810.84%
White47,5593,0616.44%
Other342NaN%

7.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.32%

Male Poverty Rate

8.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Georgia is Native, with 32.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.27%.

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.77%
High School6.65%
Some College4.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.38%
Male Unemployed3.96%
Female Employed4.56%
Female Unemployed12.92%

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Effingham County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,050$87,491
Families$81,320$100,471
Married Families$91,364-
Non Families$36,434$48,953
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Income by Household Type

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Effingham County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

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4,921

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,224
First Gulf War1,675
Vietnam1,204
Korea75
World War II17

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,089
35 to 541,526
55 to 641,116
65 to 74839
75+351

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,90910.55%
Black78712.61%
Native American3330.00%
Asian4311.68%
Other Race377.63%
2+ Races1129.71%
Hispanic633.43%

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.70%

Born in Effingham County, Georgia

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Effingham County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 60.70% having been born in Georgia. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Effingham County, Georgia Place of Birth

  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

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