Effingham County, Georgia Population 2020

Effingham County, Georgia's estimated population is 66,454 with a growth rate of 3.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Effingham County, Georgia is the 38th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202066,4542,1323.31%
201964,3222,1323.43%
201862,1902,1323.55%
201760,0581,3662.33%
201658,6921,6062.81%
201557,0861,6673.01%
201455,4199911.82%
201354,4281,0922.05%
201253,3366461.23%
201152,6902250.43%
201052,46526,778104.25%
199025,6877,36040.16%
198018,3274,69534.44%
197013,6323,48834.38%
196010,1441,01111.07%
19509,133-513-5.32%
19409,646-518-5.10%
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%
17902,4240.00%
2020 Growth Rate
3.31%
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Founded
February 5, 1777
County Seat

Effingham County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,09381.95%
Black or African American7,95513.55%
Two or More Races1,3262.26%
Some Other Race6641.13%
Asian5520.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.04%

Effingham County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Effingham County, Georgia Median Age

36.1


Total

34.9


Male

37.3


Female

Effingham County, Georgia Adults

There are 42,957 adults, (6,519 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Georgia.

Effingham County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

29,474

50.22%

Male

29,215

49.78%

Effingham County, Georgia Households and Families

Effingham County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Effingham County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All75.8%24.2%
Male67.7%32.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female51%49%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4892.8575.8
Married11,8793.4286.8
Non Family5,4931.2763.5
Female2,2413.2951
Male8763.8667.7

3.35

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Effingham County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5123.97%
9th to 12th Grade3,0568.03%
High School Graduate14,38837.80%
Some College8,47722.27%
Associates Degree2,9857.84%
Bachelors Degree5,09913.40%
Graduate Degree2,5486.69%

Effingham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,97327,3575,883
Black4,8024,2101,072
Hispanic1,2841,006294
Multiple Races550526194
Other Race39626644
Asian341299151
Native American755922
Islander242417

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 70.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,306$53,179$30,917
Less Than High School$28,984$30,136$26,445
High School Grad$36,807$51,393$25,836
Some College$41,444$53,960$29,111
Bachelors Degree$53,855$77,681$41,789
Graduate Degree$56,802$72,900$55,660

$41,306

Average Earnings

$53,179

Average Male

$30,917

Average Female

Effingham County, Georgia Language

Effingham County, Georgia Language by Age

Effingham County, Georgia Language

95.46% of Effingham County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty

Effingham County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,8523,4307.48%
Black7,7731,03013.25%
Hispanic2,48328311.40%
Other66319930.02%
Multiple1,300947.23%
Native752026.67%
Asian552111.99%

8.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Georgia is Other, with 30.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Georgia is Asian, with 1.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.02%
Some College7.74%
High School6.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.26%
Female Unemployed16.55%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed2.62%

Effingham County, Georgia Income

Effingham County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,153$81,984
Families$76,384$91,817
Married Families$84,658-
Non Families$34,757$49,836

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Effingham County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Effingham County, Georgia Veterans

5,037

Number of Veterans

4,652

Male Veterans

385

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,892
Second Gulf War1,875
Vietnam1,305
Korea166
World War II44
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,824
18 to 34983
65 to 74969
55 to 64814
75+447
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,14011.70%
Black69712.17%
Hispanic17111.57%
2 or More12022.18%
Other409.07%
Asian225.39%
Indian1824.00%

$Effingham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Georgia Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Effingham County, Georgia 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

61.72%

Born in Georgia

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.07% of Effingham County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 61.72% having been born in Georgia. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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