Effingham County, Georgia Population 2024

73,631

Effingham County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 73,631 with a growth rate of 3.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Effingham County, Georgia is the 34th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 52,469 and has seen a growth of 40.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202985,1062,2952.77%
202882,8112,2952.85%
202780,5162,2952.93%
202678,2212,2953.02%
202575,9262,2953.12%
202473,6312,2953.22%
202371,3362,2953.32%
202269,0412,2953.44%
202166,7461,5882.44%
202065,1588161.27%
201964,3422,0683.32%
201862,2742,1533.58%
201760,1211,4162.41%
201658,7051,5802.77%
201557,1251,6733.02%
201455,4529961.83%
201354,4561,0962.05%
201253,3606511.24%
201152,7092400.46%
201052,469
199025,6877,36040.16%
198018,3274,69534.44%
197013,6323,48834.38%
196010,1441,01111.07%
19509,133-513-5.32%
19409,646-518-5.1%
193010,1641791.79%
19209,985140.14%
19109,9711,63719.64%
19008,3342,73548.85%
18905,599-380-6.36%
18805,9791,76541.88%
18704,214-541-11.38%
18604,75589123.06%
18503,86478925.66%
18403,0751515.16%
18302,924-94-3.11%
18203,01843216.71%
18102,58651424.81%
18002,072-352-14.52%
17902,424-82,682-97.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.22% (2,295)
County Website
Effingham County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
52,469
Area
478 mi²
Density
154 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
40.33% (21,162)
Founded
February 5, 1777

Effingham County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50,60377.48%
Black or African American8,96813.73%
Two or more races3,8275.86%
Other race1,2781.96%
Asian4430.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1090.17%
Native American860.13%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Effingham County, Georgia Population by Race

Effingham County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Effingham County, Georgia Median Age

36.4

Total

36

Male

36.6

Female

Effingham County, Georgia Adults

There are 48,056 adults, (7,771 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Georgia.

Effingham County, Georgia Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female32,93250.42%
Male32,38249.58%

Effingham County, Georgia Population by Age

Effingham County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,8202.857723
Married13,2983.4387.212.8
Non Family5,8061.186535
Female2,6573.453.646.4
Male1,0593.3173.726.3
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3.34

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Effingham County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.41%.

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,045

Average Earnings

$60,315

Average Male

$40,332

Average Female

Effingham County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Effingham County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Effingham County, Georgia Language

96.2% of Effingham County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Effingham County, Georgia Language

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White49,0042,9105.94%
Black8,79590710.31%
Hispanic3,59139110.89%
Other1,27720916.37%
Multiple3,7961985.22%
Asian443419.26%
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6.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.43%

Male Poverty Rate

6.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Georgia is Other, with 16.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Georgia is Multiple, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
High School9.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%
Some College3.45%
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Effingham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.05%
Male Unemployed9.6%
Female Employed2.67%
Male Employed1.85%
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Effingham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Effingham County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Effingham County, Georgia Marriage

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

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,550

Number of Veterans

4,821

Male Veterans

729

Female Veterans

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Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Effingham County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.68%

Born in Effingham County, Georgia

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Effingham County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 57.68% having been born in Georgia. 1.21% 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

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