Living in Effingham, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Effingham SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Effingham, IL Crime Report

383
Total Crimes
3,033.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.13%
Above National Average

Effingham, IL Cost Of Living

86
Effingham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Effingham, Illinois Info Snack

Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. Effingham is one of the northernmost cities in southern Illinois. The population was 12,604 at the 2015 census estimate. Effingham is part of the Effingham, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
12,624
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
18.7%
Median Home
$126,000
Median Income
$46,265
Median Rent
$580

Effingham, IL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Effingham in Illinois

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Map Of Effingham, IL

Population over time in Effingham

Year Population % Change
2017 12,624 0.9%
2016 12,517 -1.1%
2015 12,650 1.1%
2014 12,513 0.7%
2013 12,428 1.3%
2012 12,264 -0.3%
2011 12,297 1.1%
2010 12,161 0.7%
2009 12,076 -
Crime/100k Effingham IL USA
Violent Crime 340.6 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 39.6 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 206.0 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2693.3 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 324.8 306.7 376.0
Larceny 2225.9 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 142.6 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Effingham

White
92.0% (11,611)
African American
0.9% (115)
American Indian
0.0% (6)
Asian
1.3% (163)
Hawaiian
0.1% (15)
Other
0.0% (5)
Two Or More
1.6% (197)
Hispanic
4.1% (512)
Race Effingham IL USA
White 92.0% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.1% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Effingham, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.4% (80,258)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (71,420)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.0% (189,897)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (146,901)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (178,670)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (248,897)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (133,047)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (114,655)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (51,117)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (47,534)
Income Effingham IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.0% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Effingham

Female
52.9% (6,682)
Male
47.1% (5,941)
Gender Effingham IL USA
Female 52.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Effingham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (504)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (504)
High School / GED
37.0% (4,670)
Some College
21.0% (2,651)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,514)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,893)
Master's Degree
6.0% (757)
Professional Degree
1.0% (126)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Effingham IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Effingham

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

It's a nice little town growing quickly and with some lovely people.

Economic growth stood out as very good but the town should probably do more to help those less fortunate.

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