For population 25 years and over in Effingham:
For population 15 years and over in Effingham city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,375 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (34.1 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (54.7 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lancaster, KS (2.5 miles ), Muscotah, KS (2.6 miles) , Nortonville, KS (2.8 miles ), Huron, KS (2.9 miles) , Everest, KS (3.3 miles ), Horton, KS (3.5 miles ), Whiting, KS (3.5 miles ), Valley Falls, KS (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.52 N, Longitude: 95.40 W
Area code: 913
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+2.8%).
Work and jobs in Effingham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Effingham, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Effingham-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Effingham city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Effingham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.1 miles away from Effingham center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Atchison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Leroy W. Stutz - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.
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Public high school in Effingham:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Effingham and their reported violations in the past:EFFINGHAM, CITY OF (Population served: 582, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Effingham compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Effingham (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Effingham (based on Atchison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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Effingham government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,636 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,476 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Effingham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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