Effingham County, Illinois Population 2020

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%

Effingham County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,24097.27%
Two or More Races3080.90%
Asian2100.61%
Some Other Race1980.58%
Black or African American1790.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.04%

Effingham County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Effingham County, Illinois Median Age

39.1


Total

37


Male

40.8


Female

Effingham County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,098 adults, (5,756 of whom are seniors) in Effingham County, Illinois.

Effingham County, Illinois Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Effingham County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,203

50.34%

Male

16,971

49.66%

Effingham County, Illinois Households and Families

Effingham County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Effingham County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All77.7%22.3%
Male68.7%31.3%
Female66.8%33.2%
Non Family62.7%37.3%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5552.4977.7
Married7,1933.1289.6
Non Family4,5461.2362.7
Female1,1293.0366.8
Male6873.2368.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Effingham County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7143.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,0044.31%
High School Graduate8,47336.40%
Some College4,70520.21%
Associates Degree3,15113.54%
Bachelors Degree3,67015.77%
Graduate Degree1,5606.70%

Effingham County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,53120,9085,041
Hispanic32325344
Multiple Races18017657
Black1179015
Asian10610665
Other Race1005814
Native American17148
Islander1515

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 61.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,929$42,596$27,073
Less Than High School$22,125$31,607$13,934
High School Grad$29,766$37,708$21,172
Some College$33,854$41,509$26,471
Bachelors Degree$45,609$53,181$36,552
Graduate Degree$65,855$81,042$53,092

$34,929

Average Earnings

$42,596

Average Male

$27,073

Average Female

Effingham County, Illinois Language

Effingham County, Illinois Language by Age

Effingham County, Illinois Language

96.37% of Effingham County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty

Effingham County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1903,52510.95%
Hispanic68113219.38%
Multiple30812440.26%
Asian2107937.62%
Black1533623.53%
Other19852.53%

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.63%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Effingham County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is Multiple, with 40.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Effingham County, Illinois is Other, with 2.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.58%
High School12.60%
Some College8.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Effingham County, Illinois Income

Effingham County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,293$74,875
Families$72,664$91,407
Married Families$82,836$98,680
Non Families$30,198$38,811

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

Effingham County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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

1,893

Number of Veterans

1,792

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam722
Second Gulf War353
First Gulf War241
Korea234
World War II101

$Effingham County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Effingham County, Illinois Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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

85.02%

Born in Illinois

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.95% of Effingham County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.02% having been born in Illinois. 1.30% 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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