Effingham County, Illinois Population 2021

Effingham County, Illinois's estimated population is 33,662 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Effingham County, Illinois is the 44th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 34,224 and has seen a growth of -1.64% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,662-173-0.51%
202033,835-173-0.51%
201934,008-173-0.51%
201834,181580.17%
201734,123-47-0.14%
201634,170-32-0.09%
201534,202800.23%
201434,122-95-0.28%
201334,217-56-0.16%
201234,27330.01%
201134,270460.13%
201034,2242,5207.95%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51%
County Website
Founded
1831
County Seat
2010 Population
34,224
Growth Since 2010
-1.64%
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Effingham County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,12897.04%
Two or More Races3170.93%
Some Other Race2510.74%
Black or African American2310.68%
Asian1800.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.09%
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Effingham County, Illinois Population by Race

Effingham County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Effingham County, Illinois Median Age

39.4


Total

37.6


Male

41.1


Female

Effingham County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,043 adults, (5,851 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Illinois.

Effingham County, Illinois Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,179

50.32%

Male

16,958

49.68%

Effingham County, Illinois Population by Age

Effingham County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Effingham County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All75.4%24.6%
Female63%37%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Male56.1%43.9%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Effingham County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8772.4375.4
Married7,3283.1288
Non Family4,7001.1761.7
Female1,1152.7363
Male7343.0656.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Effingham County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7343.14%
9th to 12th Grade8883.80%
High School Graduate8,36835.79%
Some College4,79820.52%
Associates Degree3,27914.03%
Bachelors Degree3,67015.70%
Graduate Degree1,6427.02%
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Effingham County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Effingham County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,55521,0605,129
Hispanic39128553
2+ Races18818244
Black14610612
Other Race1226337
Asian12112166
Native American21188

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.55%.

Effingham County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,833$44,798$28,679
Less Than 9th Grade$25,993$32,143$16,944
High School Graduate$31,032$39,938$20,414
Some College$35,154$44,775$27,120
Bachelors Degree$47,238$53,697$41,161
Graduate Degree$67,589$74,348$54,877

$36,833

Average Earnings

$44,798

Average Male

$28,679

Average Female

Effingham County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Effingham County, Illinois Language by Age

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Effingham County, Illinois Language

96.26% of Effingham County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Effingham County, Illinois Language

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2153,25010.09%
Hispanic71514119.72%
Multiple31712639.75%
Black2042713.24%
Asian1802715.00%

10.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is Multiple, with 39.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is White, with 10.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.35%.

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.27%
High School12.92%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.80%
Female Unemployed19.14%
Female Employed6.74%
Male Employed4.80%

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Effingham County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,685$77,771
Families$73,213$96,611
Married Families$85,583$105,863
Non Families$29,659$38,048
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Income by Household Type

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Effingham County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,926

Number of Veterans

1,813

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam684
Second Gulf War430
First Gulf War294
Korea247
World War II39

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+608
65 to 74446
35 to 54383
18 to 34272
55 to 64217

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9257.58%
Hispanic143.14%
2+ Races10.49%

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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11.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Effingham County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Effingham County, Illinois 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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85.77%

Born in Effingham County, Illinois

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Effingham County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.77% having been born in Illinois. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Effingham County, Illinois 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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